Master Class: Lessons in Building a Practice

Webinar in Partnership with the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society and the Association of SEC Alumni (ASECA)

22 Jul 2021 12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m. PDT

Join us as we sit down with an all-star group of experienced practitioners who have built successful securities litigation and SEC enforcement practices. The attorneys in this group have taken different paths on opposite coasts and have a diversity of experience. They will share insights on building a practice and legislative, business, and cultural changes that have affected their practices, as well as practical tips and advice.


  • Joan McKown (Partner, Jones Day; former Chief Counsel of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement)
  • Susan Resley (Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; former Enforcement Attorney in the SEC’s Regional Los Angeles Office)
  • Linda Thomsen (Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell; former Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement)
  • Shirli Weiss (Retired Partner, DLA Piper)

Morrison & Foerster partner, WISe Steering Committee member, and former Director of the SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office, Jina Choi, will moderate the discussion.

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