What To Do When The Government Knocks on Your Door CLE
What To Do When the Government Knocks on Your Door



Live Webcast/Rebroadcast – You watch the course online at the specified date and time shown below. You can ask questions and receive answers during the course.

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Course Description

Live Webcast – October 22, 2020

  • 10:00-12:15pm PT / 11:00-1:15pm MT / 12:00-2:15pm CT / 1:00-3:15pm ET

Becoming the target of a government investigation is what keeps General Counsel up at nights. This course gives specific and practical guidance on government investigations: what triggers them, the limits of the investigating agencies, the steps the company needs to take to create a team to deal with the crisis, prepare for, and respond to, search warrants and subpoenas, drafting company communications internally and externally, and steps to take when preparing to negotiate with the government.

Attorney Pamela NaughtonPamela Naughton
Pamela Naughton focuses on government investigations, internal investigations, complex business litigation and white-collar defense. She has extensive experience in complex civil, criminal and administrative cases involving accounting and securities fraud, healthcare, consumer fraud, class actions, tax fraud, public integrity and government contracts.

Pamela has more than 30 years’ experience as a trial attorney, having represented public officials, corporations, officers and professionals in complex civil, criminal and administrative cases. As first chair, she has tried over 30 jury trials in federal and state court.

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2 General Credits

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  1. What events can trigger a government investigation?
  2. Which government agencies are most likely to investigate?
  3. Who should be on the Emergency Response Team?
  4. What steps should the Board of Directors take?
  5. Who should be told about the investigation?
  6. What should they be told?
  7. How to prepare for a search warrant or subpoena.
  8. Dealing with employee indemnification and conflicts of interest.
  9. Steps to take to prevent a government investigation