CLE Presenters

Nick Akerman, Esq.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP



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Nick Akerman, Esq. is a partner in the New York office of Dorsey & Whitney LLP, where he represents clients in responding to government prosecutions and investigations and assists corporate clients in complex civil litigations. He is an expert on the criminal and civil applications of the Racketeer and Corrupt Organizations Statute (“RICO”), the Economic Espionage Act, the federal Securities Laws, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and State Trade Secret and Restrictive Covenant Laws. He also is an expert on computer crime and the protection of competitively sensitive information and computer data. Prior to private practice, Mr. Akerman served as a federal prosecutor as well as a member of the Watergate prosecution team. He was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where he prosecuted a wide array of white collar criminal matters, including bank frauds, stock frauds, complex financial frauds, environmental and tax crimes and served as Assistant Special Watergate Prosecutor with the Watergate Special Prosecution Force under Archibald Cox and Leon Jaworski. Mr. Akerman appears regularly on MSNBC concerning topical national issues, including the FBI’s ongoing investigation into alleged Russian tampering with the U.S. election, and speaks and writes regularly on protecting computer data and has been a featured quoted expert on national issues in such publications as the Washington Post, Newsweek, The Hill, Politico, and US News & World Report. His blog can be found at http://computerfraud.us. He has been listed as a "New York Super Lawyer," 2009 – 2017.

 

Nick Akerman, Esq. programs:


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Upcoming Webcasts:

12/11/2018

How Women Lawyers Can Help to Eliminate Bias, Improve Diversity and Inclusion, and Advance their Legal Careers Despite the Presence of Gender Bias
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12/12/2018

Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Stress in the Legal Profession: Addressing the Toxicity that Puts Lawyers at Risk
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12/13/2018

Defending the Client’s Deposition
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