White Collar Team Lead and Partner Joe Whitley, alongside Anna Burton, Georgia Emergency Management (GEMA) and Homeland Security Agency General Counsel, presented a CLE for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Georgia Chapter on August 8, 2023 in Atlanta, GA.

The CLE, “Maintaining Business Continuity in Disasters: GEMA and FEMA,” discussed GEMA’s role in disaster prevention, response, and recovery in Georgia and how GEMA partners nationally with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 

Whitley represents clients nationally and internationally in a variety of white-collar matters, including corporate internal investigations, regulatory enforcement, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and export controls compliance, corporate compliance, health care fraud, and FDA-related matters, securities fraud, criminal antitrust, financial institution fraud, public corruption and campaign finance, and commercial bribery. In addition to his years of private practice experience, Joe has served in several high-level roles with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and was the first General Counsel of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) after the creation of DHS in 2003.