The Role of the Lawyer in #MeToo
Monday, October 8, 2018 4:00 p.m. Thomas & Mack Moot Courtroom UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
Reception to follow
This event is approved for 1 CLE credit.
A partner in the Litigation Department, Michele Hirshman focuses her practice on white collar defense, regulatory enforcement matters and internal investigations. She regularly advises financial institutions, educational institutions, media and advertising companies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, political organizations and public and private company executives and public officials in high-profile, high-stakes federal and state criminal, civil regulatory and internal investigations. Michele has represented public and privately held companies and individuals before the U.S. Department of Justice, United States Attorneys’ offices, the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, the New York and Massachusetts Attorneys General, the New York State Department of Financial Services and other federal, state and local law enforcement and regulatory authorities and in connection with sensitive, significant employment matters. Some of Michele’s significant representations include:
• 21st Century Fox in investigations concerning Roger Ailes, Bill O’Reilly and other related matters
• Columbia University in a variety of Title IX matters, including a lawsuit brought by a student alleging violation of Title IX and other claims arising out of alleged defamation and harassment of plaintiff by another student
Prior to joining Paul, Weiss, Michele served for eight years as First Deputy Attorney General for the State of New York and for eleven years as a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where she was the Deputy Chief Appellate Attorney and Chief of the General Crimes and Public Corruption Units.