Preet Bharara Announced As Keynote Speaker for Clio’s Annual Legal Tech Conference
August 22, 2017
One of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World,” the former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York will speak to 1,000 legal professionals at the annual Clio Cloud Conference.
VANCOUVER, B.C. (August 22, 2017) – Renowned American lawyer and Former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preetinder Singh “Preet” Bharara, will be a keynote speaker at the 5th annual Clio Cloud Conference, which runs from September 25-26, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans.
Preet Bharara is widely known for his relentless efforts prosecuting public corruption, and has earned a reputation as one of “the nation’s most aggressive and outspoken prosecutors,” according to The New York Times. During his tenure, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York prosecuted nearly 100 Wall Street executives for insider trading and other offenses, including his office’s case against SAC Capital Advisors which resulted in the largest fine ever paid in the history of insider trading prosecution.
“We are honored to have Preet Bharara on our stage this year and are excited to see Mr. Bharara use his past experiences and personal anecdotes to illustrate how he handled complex prosecutions while maintaining the highest standards of personal and professional integrity,” said Jack Newton, CEO and co-founder of Clio.
With his extensive career as the backdrop, Mr Bharara’s keynote will provide compelling stories related to the successes and challenges present within the justice system.
Clio Cloud Conference attendees can expect to learn more about his efforts to tackle financial crime on Wall Street, cybercrime, corruption, and organized crime. Preet Bharara will be in a position to inspire them to be their best and to address gaps within the existing system that are deserving of attention and action.
Currently, Mr. Bharara is the distinguished scholar in residence at the New York University School of Law.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to speak to lawyers about how to be successful and happy in their careers at the 2017 Clio Cloud Conference,” said Mr. Bharara. “People spend their entire lives waiting for the chance to do something meaningful, to make a difference in the world. As lawyers, we have that opportunity every single day. The world needs us to seize that and I look forward to this keynote as a great opportunity to move the industry forward together.”
The 2017 Clio Cloud Conference takes place September 25-26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans. Register now to see Mr. Bharara at this rare speaking engagement and take part in this exclusive educational and networking event.
About the Clio Cloud Conference:
Now in its fifth year, the Clio Cloud Conference has received industry recognition and is deemed “the best legal technology conference around”. The Clio Cloud Conference brings 1,000 legal professionals and 50 industry-leading speakers together for two days of world-class knowledge and unparalleled networking events designed to nurture a legal professional’s career, practice, and the industry overall. This year, keynote speakers will include Preet Bharara, pioneering astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield, and Global Inclusion Leader and Disability Rights Advocate Haben Girma. Learn more at cliocloudconference.com.
Founded in 2008, Clio is the most comprehensive cloud-based practice management platform for the legal industry. With the help of the cloud, Clio eases the process of time tracking, billing, administration, and collaboration for law firms of all sizes. One of Canada’s fastest-growing companies with international reach, Clio employs over 200 individuals with a rapidly growing customer base spanning 50 countries. For the last two years, Clio’s growth has been recognized by Deloitte on both the Fast50 and the Fast500 lists. Learn more at clio.com.
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