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Our viewers gain insight into not only their respective fields, but across many trades, with the unique multilevel analyses of important issues provided by The Knowledge Group webcasts. Clients rely on The Knowledge Group as a resourceful up-to-date platform to access and study the impact of changes and emerging trends. See what our speakers and sponsors, among the most widely recognized and respected in their fields, have to say about working with The Knowledge Group:

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Richard B. Fry
Richard B. Fry
Partner / Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC

Richard B. Fry

I appreciate the positive feedback and look forward to participating in future Knowledge Group presentations on multistate tax matters. I thought the entire group of speakers did very well yesterday and enjoyed presenting with them. Thank you.

Paul A. Cunningham
Paul A. Cunningham
Partner / Harkins Cunningham LLP

Paul A. Cunningham

Thank you to you and your colleagues for, despite a number of unexpected distractions on our end, getting us organized and to the finish line.I greatly enjoyed participating and especially hearing my fellow panelists, who added to my understanding, and surely to that of any listeners.

Nathan Mutter
Nathan Mutter
Patent Attorney / Holland & Hart

Nathan Mutter

I was thoroughly impressed with the experience and really enjoyed it. I’ll certainly consider working with your team again in the future, and I will let you know if I have any good ideas for topics.

Kevin T. Abikoff
Kevin T. Abikoff
Partner / Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Kevin T. Abikoff

It was my pleasure and I look forward to the next event.

Andrew F. Richards
Andrew F. Richards
Owner / Fraud Investigative Service, LLC

Andrew F. Richards

I want to thank you. You, Andy and your crew are quite professional and made this event easy to manage for me. I greatly appreciate your efforts. I would be glad to do another presentation in the future, and will consider an appropriate topic.

Anil Karmel
Anil Karmel
CEO / C2 Labs

Anil Karmel

Happy to be a part of this program as well as support future events.

Thomas C. Blatchley
Thomas C. Blatchley
Partner / Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP

Thomas C. Blatchley

It was a real pleasure working with you and The Knowledge Group and I hope we can do it again soon. I’d love the opportunity to speak again. Thanks.

Dr. Elizabeth Newlon
Dr. Elizabeth Newlon
Director / NERA Economic Consulting

Dr. Elizabeth Newlon

I enjoyed working with you and your team. And as always with the Knowledge Group, the webcast was a pleasure to do. If any additional presentation opportunities arise, please let me know.

Andrew Zhelezko
Andrew Zhelezko
Veeam Technical Product Analyst / Veeam Software

Andrew Zhelezko

It was a pleasure working with all of you. Looking forward to get another chance

Ai Deng, PhD
Ai Deng, PhD
Principal / Bates White

Ai Deng, PhD

Thanks to you and the entire KG team, for the support! I appreciate it. It’s been a very positive experience for me.

Cary Elliot
Cary Elliot
Senior Economist / Resolution Economics

Cary Elliot

It was a great opportunity and I will consider participating in the future

Dirk Wessels
Dirk Wessels
Partner / Bowmans

Dirk Wessels

Many thanks for hosting us yesterday. It was an absolute pleasure working with you and the Knowledge team.

Maryellen Connor
Maryellen Connor
Partner / Malaby & Bradley LLC

Maryellen Connor

Thanks so very much to you and all of the members of The Knowledge Group with whom we had the pleasure of working.  We really enjoyed working with you and the group and look forward to partnering with you in future endeavors!

Rocke D. Blair, MBA, CEBS
Rocke D. Blair, MBA, CEBS
Managing Partner / Fiduciary Analytics, LLC

Rocke D. Blair, MBA, CEBS

Thank you for all your efforts & truly enjoy working with you—yesterday’s operations were excellent.

Donald Nemerov
Donald Nemerov
Managing Director / FGMK, LLC

Donald Nemerov

Knowledge Group always does a professional job in marketing the webcast, prepping the speakers and conducting the webcast. Easy to work with and solid technology platform

Enrique M. Stile
Enrique M. Stile
Partner / Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

Enrique M. Stile

It has been a pleasure to participate.

John D. North
John D. North
Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP

John D. North

It was a pleasure working with you on this Webinar.  I have worked before with the Knowledge Group and, as in my previous experiences, this Webinar was very professionally and smoothly organized and presented.  Thank you for the opportunity to participate.

Mr. G. Gabriel Zorogastua
Mr. G. Gabriel Zorogastua
Shareholder / Polsinelli PC

Mr. G. Gabriel Zorogastua

I enjoyed the seminar and will definitely consider participating in others in the future. I also didn’t realize that over 100 people would listen in. What a great turn out!

Shaun Bisman
Shaun Bisman
Compensation Advisory Partners LLC.

Shaun Bisman

It is always a great experience working with The Knowledge Group.

Teresa Tomchak
Teresa Tomchak
Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

Teresa Tomchak

It was a pleasure working with you.

Armando C. Chavez
Armando C. Chavez
Echelon Analytics

Armando C. Chavez

Thank you very much for the opportunity. It was an honor and pleasure to work with you and the entire Knowledge Group team.  I look forward to working together again in the future.

Abdullah (Ab) Rahal
Abdullah (Ab) Rahal
Strategic Account Manager / TechInsights

Abdullah (Ab) Rahal

Thank you for your efforts and guidance. It was a good experience.

J. Derek Mason
J. Derek Mason
Partner, Certified Licensing Professional / Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP

J. Derek Mason

It was a pleasure to participate!

Dauna R. Williams
Dauna R. Williams
Burgher Gray Jaffe LLP

Dauna R. Williams

Wow!  I had so much fun doing this, and you and the rest of the Knowledge Group team made it painless and enjoyable.  I would love to do another, and will come back to you in short course with ideas.  Thank you again for the invitation and support.

Jocelyn A. Villanueva
Jocelyn A. Villanueva
Berkowitz Oliver LLP

Jocelyn A. Villanueva

Thank you very much. It was good working with you and your organization, including the production staff on 2/9. Found everyone to be very professional and easy to work with.

W. Alexander Burnett
W. Alexander Burnett
Williams Mullen

W. Alexander Burnett

Thank you. I enjoyed doing it. I’ll look for other topics for the future.

Raj Bhala
Raj Bhala
Dentons U.S. LLP

Raj Bhala

A very hearty thanks to you, David, and your entire team at The Knowledge Group, and to Jennifer and Nikolay. That was very productive and a lot of fun, and I enjoyed every minute.

Diana Katz Gerstel
Diana Katz Gerstel
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP

Diana Katz Gerstel

I enjoyed presenting and would very much like to do it again in the future.

Gary R. Pannone
Gary R. Pannone
Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC

Gary R. Pannone

It was a pleasure participating in the presentation and I applaud you and your team at The Knowledge Group LLC for their professionalism and expertise in hosting this type of webinar.

Christina Guerola Sarchio
Christina Guerola Sarchio
Dechert LLP

Christina Guerola Sarchio

Indeed, very impressive presentation overall. Thanks for all the great work that made us all look good!

Rand L. McClellan
Rand L. McClellan
Baker & Hostetler LLP

Rand L. McClellan

Well done, and I learned some new stuff too!

Greg Kanargelidis
Greg Kanargelidis
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Greg Kanargelidis

I enjoyed participating in the webinar. It was organized in a professional manner and with ample support to speakers.

James A. Gale
James A. Gale
Cozen O'Connor

James A. Gale

Thank you and your team for all of your help, knowledge and professionalism. I would be very happy to do other programs, assuming you will have me again!

G. David Carter
G. David Carter
Innovista Law PLLC

G. David Carter

It was a pleasure working with you and the Knowledge Group team as well.

Joseph S. Simpson
Joseph S. Simpson
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Joseph S. Simpson

Thank you for all of your help. I enjoyed participating.

Shaun Bisman
Shaun Bisman
Compensation Advisory Partners

Shaun Bisman

I thought the webcast went really well. Thank you for the opportunity to speak.

Helen D.K. Friedman
Helen D.K. Friedman
Miller Thomson LLP

Helen D.K. Friedman

Thanks it was fun participating. A very knowledgeable panel. I was impressed how well the technology worked for the presentation.

Steven J. Durham
Steven J. Durham
Labaton Sucharow

Steven J. Durham

I enjoyed the presentation and I am glad attendees found it helpful. Please let me know if I can be of assistance in the future and thank you for all the hard work you put into making this a success.

Rupert F. Barron
Rupert F. Barron
Hirsch & Westheimer, P.C.

Rupert F. Barron

I have recommended that we participate in further Knowledge Group webinars down the road. I Enjoyed working with you and would look forward to doing so again.

Brendan Judge
Brendan Judge
Connell Foley LLP

Brendan Judge

It was a pleasure working with you and your team. I hope we get a chance to work together again in the future.

Paul S. Rosenblatt
Paul S. Rosenblatt
Butler Snow LLP

Paul S. Rosenblatt

Thanks for all of your patience and for putting on a great CLE yesterday. I look forward to working with you in the future.

Alejandro Mijares
Alejandro Mijares
Kaufman Rossin

Alejandro Mijares

It was a pleasure working with you and The Knowledge Group.

Anne Marie Minogue
Anne Marie Minogue
Navigant Consulting

Anne Marie Minogue

It was my pleasure to participate!

Gregory A. Smith
Gregory A. Smith
Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker, LLP

Gregory A. Smith

Thank you for the opportunity to participate on this webinar. I was very impressed by how well you have thought out each element of the presentation and how smoothly it all rolled out. Please keep me in mind for future seminars.

Wojciech Z. Kornacki
Wojciech Z. Kornacki
Watson & Associates LLC

Wojciech Z. Kornacki

I enjoyed working with you and your team as well. You are very professional, organized, and detailed oriented, which made it very easy to interact with you.

Nelson C. Bellido
Nelson C. Bellido
ROIG Lawyers

Nelson C. Bellido

The Knowledge Group is such a pleasure to work with. I am very impressed with your service and follow through. Other service organizations can learn a lot from you.

Paul I. Menes
Paul I. Menes
ADLI Law Group, P.C.

Paul I. Menes

Thanks for your kind words. I really enjoyed participating with Richard on the webinar and glad it went well.

Stephen E. Coran
Stephen E. Coran
Lerman Senter PLLC

Stephen E. Coran

My pleasure, it was enjoyable and, hopefully, valuable to the listeners.

Sharon Connaughton
Sharon Connaughton
Cooley LLP

Sharon Connaughton

I enjoyed participating, and would definitely work with you all again.

Timothy S. Klimpl
Timothy S. Klimpl

Timothy S. Klimpl

Thank you for your compliments, and again for inviting me to be a speaker for your event. I enjoyed working with The Knowledge Group and Jillian. Hopefully we can collaborate again in the future.

Michael Bergman
Michael Bergman
Bergman & Song LLP

Michael Bergman

Thank you again for everything you did preparing for our presentation. I am immensely impressed at how nice a job you all did integrating the slide show. Please convey my thanks the rest of your organization. It was a great experience and I hope to have a chance to do it again sometime soon.

Fred Taylor Isquith, Sr.
Fred Taylor Isquith, Sr.
Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP

Fred Taylor Isquith, Sr.

Participation today was a pleasure. Thank you for the opportunity.

Elizabeth McGinn
Elizabeth McGinn
Buckley Sandler LLP

Elizabeth McGinn

Thank you so much for your kind words. I really appreciate it. I love working with you and your team. You all always do an outstanding job! I have also enjoyed the people I have met on my panels. It shows you all put a lot of effort in planning these events. I am sure we will talk soon!

Joseph Riley
Joseph Riley
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Joseph Riley

Thank you for allowing me to participate! I look forward to future opportunities to work together again.

Rachel Leos

Rachel LeosSenior DirectorFTI Consulting

Rachel Leos is a Senior Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Dallas. Mrs. Leos has more than eleven years of professional experience in providing economic and financial analysis in complex business disputes over a variety of engagements.  Mrs. Leos has extensive experience in disputes involving intellectual property, including matters...
Joseph P. Burwick, CPA

Joseph P. Burwick, CPASenior ManagerFreed Maxick CPAs, P.C.

Joseph P. Burwick, CPA is a Senior Manager in Freed Maxick’s Tax Practice. Joe spends significant time in the Firm’s research and development tax credit service area, where he assists manufacturing, technology and software companies in New York and nationally to successfully reduce their tax liabilities by uncovering R&D credits. He...
John Peterson

John PetersonPartnerNeville Peterson LLP

John Peterson has practiced international trade and Customs law since 1977, and has enjoyed every minute of it. His practice embraces all phases of trade law, from counseling and import planning, to representation of clients before government agencies, and litigation in United States and foreign courts. Each new engagement allows him to learn about...
Gary Gutzler

Gary GutzlerDirectorAlixPartners, LLP

Gary Gutzler is a Director at AlixPartners, a global consulting firm.  Gary has more than twenty years of experience consulting on complex financial and accounting matters in connection with intellectual property infringement, breach of contract, antitrust, and other types of disputes.  He consults with clients in industries including...
Mark D. Shifton

Mark D. ShiftonPartnerSeiger Gfeller Laurie LLP

Mark D. Shifton, Esq. is a Senior Partner in the Princeton, New Jersey and New York City offices of Seiger Gfeller Laurie LLP. Mark focuses his practice in the areas of complex civil and commercial litigation in the state and federal courts in New Jersey and New York, and has extensive experience representing clients in catastrophic property loss...
Paul S. Rand

Paul S. RandInvestment Manager and Legal CounselBentham IMF

Paul Rand is an Investment Manager and Legal Counsel in the Toronto office of Bentham IMF. He brings to the role more than 15 years of experience as a litigator, a manager of commercial litigation matters in-house, and most recently as counsel to clients on sophisticated financing transactions.  At Bentham, Paul assesses investment...
Glenn Pomerantz

Glenn PomerantzPartner and Global Forensics Practice LeaderBDO

Glenn Pomerantz is a Partner at BDO with nearly 35 years of forensic accounting, auditing, and consulting experience. As the leader of BDO’s Global Forensics Practice, Mr. Pomerantz coordinates domestic and cross-border investigations, due diligence, and compliance assignments.  Mr. Pomerantz is a Certified Public Accountant and...
Venus McDonald

Venus McDonaldProgram ManagerThe World Bank

Venus McDonald is the Program Manager for World Bank Group HR Operations in Washington, DC.  Her portfolio consists ofHigh touch support for executive employees Staff and dependent support during death cases Support for special visas HR Technology SupportMs. McDonald has a master’s degree in Human Resources and 20+...
Cathy J. Durham -  MBA, ASA

Cathy J. Durham - MBA, ASAPresidentCapital Valuation Group, Inc.

Cathy J. Durham is President of Capital Valuation Group, a 44-year old firm that helps business owners understand, increase and unlock the value of their businesses. For more than 25 years, Cathy has worked with business owners and advisers to determine the value of an equity interest in a business, identify ways to increase value, prepare for...
Mona Dajani

Mona DajaniPrincipal PartnerBaker & McKenzie LLP

Mona Dajani is a partner in the New York and Chicago offices of Baker & McKenzie and is an elected member of the Steering Committee for the Banking and Finance Group. She has served for more than 20 years as the lead lawyer in complex acquisitions, dispositions, financing and project development transactions involving energy and infrastructure...

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