Securities Enforcement Forum West 2017

May 10, 2017, Four Seasons Hotel,  Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
Presented by Securities Docket

Securities Enforcement Forum West 2017 is a unique, one-day conference in Silicon Valley, California that brings together current and former senior SEC and DOJ officials, securities enforcement and white-collar attorneys, in-house counsel and compliance executives, and other top professionals in the field. This year’s conference will take place on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at the extraordinary Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley

Securities Enforcement Forum West 2017 will feature a unique Keynote discussion with Jina L. Choi, Director of the SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office and Michele Wein Layne, Director of the SEC’s Los Angeles Regional Office. The conference’s stellar faculty – including over a dozen current senior SEC enforcement officials and federal prosecutors and over 20 other luminaries in the securities enforcement field — will discuss the most important issues now facing attorneys and professionals who work in this area.

Current Faculty and Speaker List for Securities Enforcement Forum West 2017:


  • Jina L. Choi, Director, SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office
  • Michele Wein Layne, Director, SEC’s Los Angeles Regional Office

SEC Faculty:

  • John W. Berry, Associate Regional Director, SEC’s Los Angeles Regional Office
  • Steven Buchholz, Assistant Regional Director for Enforcement, SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office
  • Tracy L. Davis, Assistant Regional Director, SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office
  • Jennifer J. Lee, Assistant Regional Director, SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office
  • Christina K. McGlosson-Wilson, Senior Special Counsel, SEC’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
  • Alka Patel, Associate Regional Director, SEC’s Los Angeles Regional Office
  • Erin E. Schneider, Associate Regional Director, SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office
  • Kristin Snyder, Co-National Associate Director, Inv. Adviser/Inv. Company Examination Program, SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office
  • Diana Tani, Assistant Regional Director, SEC’s Los Angeles Regional Office
  • Carlos Vasquez, Senior Counsel and Whistleblower Intake Attorney, SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office

DOJ Faculty:

  • Robert S. Leach, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of California


  • Alexander Aganin, Vice President, Cornerstone Research
  • Sharon Bunzel, Partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP
  • W. Hardy Callcott, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Michael S. Dicke,  Partner, Fenwick & West LLP
  • Linda Drucker, Associate General Counsel & Director of Regulatory Enforcement and Arbitration, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
  • Shannon Eagan, Partner, Cooley LLP
  • Lorraine B. Echavarria, Partner, WilmerHale
  • Jordan Eth, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Jason Flemmons, Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting Group
  • Michele D. Johnson, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
  • William Kimball, Partner, Kane+Kimball LLP
  • James N. Kramer, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • John C. LaBella, Director, AlixPartners
  • Randall R. Lee, Partner, WilmerHale
  • Nina (Nicki) Locker, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Craig D. Martin, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Sean X. McKessy, Partner, Phillips & Cohen LLP
  • Joshua M. Newville, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Mark D. Perlow, Partner, Dechert LLP
  • Eric Poer, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting
  • Sean T. Prosser, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP
  • Susan D. Resley, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Howard Scheck, Partner, StoneTurn Group
  • Guido van Drunen, Principal, KPMG LLP
  • Gregory J. Weingart, Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
  • Edward J. Westerman, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting
  • David Woodcock, Partner, Jones Day
  • Thomas A. Zaccaro, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP

Please register here!


When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
7:00 am - 8:00 am (breakfast & check-in)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm (followed by cocktail party)
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley (details, map)
2050 University Ave
East Palo Alto, California 94303
CLE Credit: 6.25 hours (approved in CA)


Links to materials available here.

CLE Information and Forms

SEF2014 CLE -sm6.25 hrs CLE credit approved in CA. Forms available here.

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