Home»About Us»Speakers

New to site?


Login

Lost password? (X)

Already have an account?


Signup

(X)
HomeAbout UsSpeakers

[Speakers]

Meet Our Faculty Speakers

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:

Stand as a thought leader before your peers and potential clients. Our speakers are among the most widely recognized and respected in their fields.

CLICK HERE to learn how to join our faculty

Brad Honnold
Brad Honnold

Brad Honnold

More thanks for the opportunity to work with your group. You do an incredible job in the organization and prep for your events — I was really blown away with all the stuff you do in advance. It is incredibly polished and professional.I would enjoy the chance to work with you again.

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.

Evan Selik

Evan SelikPartnerMcCathern, LLP

Evan Selik is a partner at McCathern, LLP in Los Angeles. Evan focuses on representing employees against their employers in discrimination and wage and hour class action matters and property owners against insurance companies in all matters.Evan earned his Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Michigan in 2006 where he graduated...
Eric Requenez

Eric RequenezPartnerStroock

Eric Requenez is a partner at Stroock and represents fund sponsors and investors in the formation, structuring and capitalization of investment funds as well as other securities offerings, regulatory and compliance matters, transactions and other corporate matters. He advises fund sponsors and placement agents in the structuring, negotiation and...
Abraham Leitner

Abraham LeitnerDirectorGoulston & Storrs PC

Abe Leitner is a tax lawyer who handles complex domestic and cross-border transactions for clients doing business in the U.S. and internationally, including in Canada, Europe and China, as well as in the Middle East.  In doing so, he often counsels multinational corporations on cross-border mergers and acquisitions.Abe also frequently...
Gary Kessler

Gary KesslerChairman, ShareholderKessler Collins, P.C.

Gary Kessler is Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice and has been named Texas "Super Lawyer" and included in the Best Lawyers in America for over twenty years. He has tried cases involving insurance, securities, intellectual property and corporate matters and has argued before the Texas Supreme Court and multiple Federal Circuit...
Lisa M. Phelan

Lisa M. PhelanPartnerMorrison & Foerster LLP

Lisa Phelan, one of the world’s leading authorities in cartel enforcement, recently joined Morrison & Foerster LLP as a partner in our Global Antitrust Law Practice and Investigations + White Collar Groups. Lisa comes to the firm after serving as the most senior ranking U.S. government lawyer on criminal antitrust and cartel...
Christopher Earnest

Christopher EarnestPartnerCompensation Advisory Partners

Chris Earnest is a partner of Compensation Advisory Partners, LLC (CAP) in Houston.  He has over 13 years of experience consulting with compensation committees and management teams. Chris consults in all areas of executive compensation ranging from short and long-term incentive program design to performance measurement, target setting and...
Diane Marie O'Malley

Diane Marie O'MalleyPartnerHanson Bridgett LLP

Diane is a senior partner in Hanson’s Labor and Employment Section. Her practice concentrates exclusively on representing employers mainly in the senior living and public transit industries. Diane has expertise in every aspect of the employment relationship and counsels clients on the liabilities that could arise from that relationship. Some...
Vladimir Shatiryan

Vladimir ShatiryanAttorneyBlake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Vladimir’s practice focuses on a broad range of issues impacting Canadian and foreign financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies, credit unions, financial market infrastructures and payment service providers. He advises on business and ownership structures, establishment of financial institutions and foreign bank branches,...
Greg Esslinger

Greg EsslingerSenior PartnerControl Risks

Greg Esslinger is a Senior Partner in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice in the Americas region, with an emphasis on regulatory investigations, compliance program evaluation and development, business intelligence and due diligence, as well as the utilization of litigation support and analytic technologies. Greg is...
Rafael L. Prieto

Rafael L. PrietoManaging Principal

Bryan González Vargas & Gonzáles Baz, S.C.

Rafael is a Managing Partner at Bryan Consulting the Trade and Business Consulting affiliate of the Mexican law offices of Bryan, Gonzalez Vargas and Gonzalez Baz.He has vast experience in trade and customs matters, and has assisted numerous companies with issues regarding trade and logistics in Mexico and Central America. Rafael has vast...

Ultimate Value Annual Program

Bring a colleague for only $149, a savings of $50 per additional attendee.

  • Unlimited Access to Live & Recorded Webcasts
  • Instant Access to Course Materials
  • And More!

$199