Overview (Program Summary)
In considering whether and how to conduct an internal investigation, in-house counsel must address multiple issues requiring tough judgment calls.
- Should an investigation be launched?
- Who should lead the investigation?
- Is any interim remedy necessary?
- What kind of report should issue?
Our program will discuss how in-house counsel can approach these difficult questions, which can shape and determine the ultimate success of any internal investigation.
Mary McCann, Associate General Counsel, Head of Litigation, S&P Global
Mary McCann is the Head of Litigation at S&P Global Inc. Mary joined S&P Global in April 2014 as Associate General Counsel, with a focus on litigation and regulatory investigations. She then became the Head of Regulatory Affairs for S&P Global Ratings in January 2017. She moved to her current role in July 2018. Before joining S&P Global, Mary practiced litigation at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.
Richard White, Vice Chancellor for Risk, Audit & Compliance, The City University of New York
Richard R. White is first ever Vice Chancellor for Risk, Audit & Compliance at The City University of New York and was previously Deputy Secretary for Public Safety and Homeland Security in the New York State Governor’s Office. Richard also served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, and has held various Commissioner positions in New York government.
Adam Schuman, Partner, Perkins Coie
Adam H. Schuman is a partner in the New York office of Perkins Coie and previously was Chief Legal Officer of Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services. Adam also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of New York, and as Special Counsel for Public Integrity in the New York State Governor’s Office.