Conducting Due Diligence and Assessing Litigation Risk in Existing and Prospective Investments

Date: December 4, 2019

Sponsor: Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC and Gryphon Strategies

Speakers: Catherine M. Foti, Christopher B. Harwood

An esteemed panel of experts will discuss how to conduct appropriate due diligence and assess litigation exposure in existing and prospective investments based on common areas of risk, including government investigations, whistleblower claims, me-too and other employment claims, and mass tort liability.

Through illustrative case studies from their government and private-sector experience, the panelists will provide tips on how best to avoid these risks.


  • Jay Dawdy, President, Gryphon Strategies
  • Catherine M. Foti, Partner, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • Christopher B. Harwood, Partner, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC; former Co-Chief of the Civil Frauds Unit, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York
  • Mitchell Sockett, External Advisor, Gryphon Strategies; Litigation Analyst, formerly of King Street Capital