The Distinguished Leadership Series
“A Conversation with Ted Wells”
Partner and Co-Chair, Paul, Weiss,
Rifkind, Wharton & Garrisson LLP
Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Ted Wells has extensive litigation experience in white-collar criminal defense, complex civil and corporate litigation, SEC regulatory work and class action litigation.â€¨â€¨In 2006, The National Law Journal named Mr. Wells Lawyer of the Year and over the years has repeatedly selected him as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America and as one of America’s top white-collar criminal defense lawyers. Mr. Wells also has been recognized as one of the outstanding jury trial lawyers in the United States by numerous publications, including Chambers USA 2006, which noted he “is recognized by many as ‘the greatest trial lawyer of our generation.” Active in social, political and community affairs, Mr. Wells served as national treasurer for Senator Bill Bradley’s presidential campaign and currently serves as a trustee of Holy Cross College and the co-chair of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund Board of Directors. He previously served, on a pro bono basis, as general counsel to the New Jersey NAACP, New Jersey co-chairperson of the United Negro College Fund and general counsel to the New Jersey Democratic Party.
The Council of Urban Professionals is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization representing the social, political and economic interests of urban professionals. The mission of CUP is to advance the agenda of urban professionals and their communities, with a special emphasis on increased business opportunities, economic development, leadership training and education reform.
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