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Associate Law Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, Criminal Justice Reform Advocate, and Motivational Speaker

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Shon Hopwood is an Associate Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he is an expert on federal courts, criminal procedure (including federal sentencing), and prisoners’ rights. Shon’s unusual legal journey began not at law school, but federal prison, where he learned to write briefs for other prisoners. Shon’s incredible story of second chances and success after failure has been featured in the The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, NPR, and most recently, on 60 Minutes. He is the author of the memoir Law Man: My Story of Robbing Banks, Winning Supreme Cases and Finding Redemption, and an advocate for criminal justice reform.

Former Commissioner at the US Securities & Exchange Commission

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Dr. Michael S. Piwowar served as a Commissioner at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from August 15, 2013 to July 6, 2018. Previously, Dr. Piwowar was the Republican chief economist for the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, where he was the lead Republican economist on the four SEC-related titles of the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act. He also worked on a number of important SEC-related oversight issues under the jurisdiction of the Committee, such as securities, over-the-counter derivatives, investor protection, market structure, and capital formation. During the financial crisis and its immediate aftermath, Dr. Piwowar served in a one-year fixed-term position at the White House as a senior economist at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in both the George W. Bush and Barack Obama Administrations. Exclusively represented by Leading Authorities speakers bureau, Dr. Piwowar is an economic outlook and financial policy keynote speaker, addressing fiscal trends, investments, and regulation.

81st Attorney General of the United States

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Judge Michael Mukasey served as the 81st attorney general of the United States. With a legal background spanning more than 40 years, he has ruled on high-profile terrorism cases, including the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, Jose Padilla, and Susan Lindauer. He connects the historical dots for his audience and uses personal anecdotes that inspire discussion as he shares insights on the intersection of politics and law, terrorism and torture, health care, balancing security with civil liberties, and other legal issues.

Government Overhaul Advocate, TED Speaker, and Best-Selling Author

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Philip Howard, a civic leader, former special advisor to the SEC, American law expert, and noted commentator on the effects of modern law and bureaucracy on human behavior, society, and business. One of America’s most prominent thinkers and called “one of America’s finest public minds” by former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley, he is the author of best-selling The Death of Common Sense, and an expert on managing America's growing infrastructure crisis.

Fmr. Chief of Staff to First Lady Obama

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Susan Sher, the former chief of staff to First Lady Michelle Obama and Chicago’s first female corporation counsel, is a long-time friend of the Obamas. Originally hired as the President’s associate counsel, Sher was part of his health care reform team before moving to the East Wing. There she helped promote the new legislation and the First Lady’s anti-obesity campaign. Previously, Sher was the vice president for legal and governmental affairs of the University of Chicago Hospitals for more than a decade. She addresses health care, the White House, and women in leadership.

Former Congressman, Attorney, and Political Consultant

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Former Congressman, David Jolly, served in the US House of Representatives from 2014 to 2017. Known for his fierce independent streak and bipartisan approach, Jolly was first elected in a special election in Florida, a Republican winning a Democratic-leaning district. Today, Jolly can often be seen as a policy and politics analyst on MSNBC and CNN. Jolly’s work has been published in TIME magazine, Roll Call, The Washington Post, CNN.com, NewsMax, The Washington Times, and The Tampa Bay Times and he is currently writing his first book.

Nationally-Syndicated SiriusXM Radio Host, CNN Host & Contributor, Newspaper Columnist, & New York Times Best-Selling Author

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Michael A. Smerconish is the nationally-syndicated SiriusXM Radio talk show host of The Michael Smerconish Program, the host of CNN’s Smerconish on Saturday mornings, a newspaper columnist, and a New York Times best-selling author. He has often been recognized for his radio work. Talkers magazine has consistently named him one of America’s most important talk show hosts. Using the perfect blend of analysis and humor, he delivers an engaging, thought-provoking, and balanced dialogue on today's political arena and the long-term implications of the polarization in politics.

Chief Legal Analyst for ABC News and the Founder and CEO of the Abrams Media Network

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Dan Abrams is the CEO and Founder of Abrams Media, Chief Legal Affairs Anchor for ABC News, and the host of top-rated cable series “Live PD” on A&E Network. He was previously the co-anchor of ABC's Nightline, host of “The Abrams Report” and the acclaimed “Verdict with Dan Abrams” on MSNBC, as well as the long time Chief Legal Correspondent for NBC News. His first book, Man Down: Proof Beyond A Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World Leaders, Beer Tasters, Hedge Fund Managers, and Just About Everything Else, was a Washington Post bestseller, and his latest book Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to The Presidency premiered in summer 2018.
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Attorney and Best-Selling Author

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Gives intelligent, creative, and thought-provoking presentations combining literary and legal perspectives on current topics and issues.
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Director of the Center for Environmental Law and Policy at Yale

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A leading environmental law and policy expert, Dan Esty explains how pollution control and natural resource management have become critical elements of marketplace success. The author and editor of nine books on environmental issues, Esty offers an experienced perspective on climate change, energy solutions, and biotechnology.

Crisis Management Expert

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Judy Smith is the real-world "Olivia Pope" from the hit television show, "Scandal." After television writer Shonda Rhimes met Smith, she was inspired by the fast-paced environment that Smith operated in. Smith's work combines communication skills, media savvy, legal and political acumen to protect and save many important figure's reputations.

CNN Legal Analyst & Former U.S. Department of Justice Official

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Michael F. Zeldin has served as a legal analyst since 1996 covering such stories as the Whitewater/Monica Lewinsky investigation, the Clinton impeachment proceedings, the Gore v. Bush election, the disappearance of Chandra Levy. Presently, he is a CNN legal analyst principally focusing on the investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. He is an internationally recognized expert on money laundering, terrorist financing and economic sanctions. He has published opinion-editorial pieces for CNN.com, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Hill, The Washington Times, and The Washington Post.