New York, NY, September 14, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused teleconferences has announced today that Kirby D. Behre, Partner, Litigation Department at Paul Hastings will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming teleconference entitled: “E-discovery Fall Update”. This 2-hour event is scheduled for October 4, 2007, Thursday, at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/2007.ediscover.htm)
E-Discovery continues to be an item of interest on the radar of most Corporate Counsel. The Knowledge Congress has scheduled an update for October of 2007 to its successful February E-Discovery Teleconference: A Senior Legal Briefing event. On the agenda will be up-to-the-minute changes and real-world examples of the ups and downs of E-Discovery issues.
The Knowledge Congress has assembled panel of distinguished experts to help make these policies clear to the organizations most impacted. The panel will present their findings, which include best practices in this comprehensive two-hour teleconference.
About Kirby D. Behre
Kirby Behre is a former federal prosecutor and trial lawyer who has practiced criminal, civil and government contract law for the past 21 years. As a member of Paul Hastings’ White Collar, Internal Investigations and Corporate Governance Group, Mr. Behre has represented and defended corporations and individuals in civil and criminal investigations of alleged business crimes and civil fraud, including securities fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, antitrust violations and government contract fraud. Mr. Behre co-chairs the firm's E-Discovery Group, and has a particular expertise concerning e-discovery as it relates to government investigations. Mr. Behre was recently recognized as a Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer by Law & Politics publication.
Prior to his appointment as an Assistant United States Attorney in 1989, Mr. Behre practiced government contract and commercial contract law with the Washington, D.C. law firms of Hogan & Hartson and Pettit & Martin. He has litigated government contract cases before the General Services Board of Contract Appeals, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals and the General Accounting Office.
Mr. Behre is General Counsel to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the National Capital Area, an organization he has been involved in for more than 15 years. Mr. Behre is an active participant in the Sedona Conference, a leader in e-discovery issues and education.
Mr. Behre received his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1985 and his B.A. degree from George Washington University, with Special Honors and Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, in 1982. He is a member of the District of Columbia and Maryland bars.
About Paul Hastings
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, founded in 1951, is a leading international law firm with over 1,200 attorneys in 18 offices. The firm serves a diverse client base including many of the leading global financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies and offers deep capabilities in capital markets, finance and restructuring, intellectual property, international arbitration and dispute resolution, investment management, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, product liability, project finance, real estate, securities litigation and tax advisory services.
For more information about Kirby Behre and Paul Hastings, please visit: http://www.paulhastings.com
About The Knowledge Congress
The Knowledge Congress is an organization that produces teleconferences that examine regulatory changes across a variety of industries. “We bring together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour teleconferences to study the impact of changing regulations.” To contact or to register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.