Principals at Fortis Law Partners LLC, Julie Herzog and Stephen DeHoff, to Speak at The Knowledge Group's Legal Series Live Webcast

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Fortis Law Partners LLC has announced today that two of its principals, Julie Herzog and Stephen DeHoff, will speak at the Knowledge Group's Legal Series webcast entitled “How to Effectively Deal with an SEC Investigation in 2014," scheduled to be held on Monday, November 10, 2014.

"We're pleased to have an opportunity to return to The Knowledge Group's Legal Series to share our insights on how to best handle an SEC investigation. We hope our expertise in this area can assist companies facing such an event, " said Julie Herzog.

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant issues and latest insights on how to strengthen your strategies with respect to dealing with SEC Investigations in 2014. Some of the major topics that will be covered in this webcast will be emerging trends and issues, the enforcement and investigation process, an overview of recent cases, compliance and best practices, and the latest regulatory updates for SEC investigations in 2014. This event is scheduled for Monday, November 10, 2014 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am MT.

About Julie Herzog
Ms. Herzog leads the corporate/securities practice at Fortis Law Partners. She has handled transactions valued at over $4 billion for major public companies and investment banks and enjoys working with a diverse clientele ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to startups, family offices, and venture capital and private equity funds. Before joining Fortis in 2002, Ms. Herzog practiced corporate and securities law at major international firms in Chicago, Denver and Hong Kong. She earned her juris doctor, cum laude, at Southern Methodist University and bachelors of science in Accounting and Political Science, with honors, from Oklahoma State University. She has been honored by the Denver Business Journal as a "40 under 40" and a finalist in the "Mile High Leader" category for “Outstanding Women in Business” and by LawWeek Colorado as a “Woman of Accomplishment” and as a finalist for “Top Woman Lawyer.” In 2014 Ms. Herzog was selected to the Colorado Super Lawyers list and named one of InterContinental Finance Magazine’s “100 Leading Female Lawyers.”

"We're pleased to have an opportunity to return to The Knowledge Group's Legal Series to share our insights on how to best handle an SEC investigation. We hope our expertise in this area can assist companies facing such an event, " said Julie Herzog.

About Stephen DeHoff
Mr. DeHoff is a Principal at Fortis Law Partners, whose practice focuses on commercial, employment and securities-related litigation. He has represented businesses of all sizes, ranging from small, closely held corporations to Fortune 50 companies. He represents clients in a range of complex commercial disputes, including securities enforcement and litigation matters. Mr. DeHoff is frequently called upon to conduct internal investigations and to provide compliance advice and risk assessments for financial services industry clients and public companies.

Prior to joining Fortis, Mr. DeHoff worked for two New York City-based firms, primarily representing national and international companies in state and federal litigation matters, handling class action defense, agency compliance investigations, securities-related and employee-related arbitrations, and related business matters on behalf of financial industry clients. He is a graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he received distinction in the fields of commercial litigation and appellate advocacy.

About Fortis Law Partners
Fortis Law Partners specializes in corporate/securities, complex commercial litigation, real estate & development, tax law and employment law. Fortis is an award winning firm and in 2014 was named “Corporate Law Firm of the Year in Colorado” by both Corporate INTL and Global Experts and “One of the Best Law Firms in America” by U.S. News & World Report for their tax practice. One of the leading transactional law firms in Colorado, Fortis negotiated and closed over 40 transactions valued at over $1 billion in 2013 alone. Fortis represents domestic and international clients, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Its legal team is licensed to practice law in multiple states including Arizona, Colorado, California, Illinois, New York and Wyoming and acts as regional and national litigation counsel for several clients.

Fortis’ corporate/securities team has extensive experience in structuring and organizing legal entities from start-up companies to multi-national joint ventures and has represented businesses in complex securities regulation and compliance matters, financings, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and management buyouts. The commercial litigation department at Fortis handles a broad range of complex commercial matters in both state and federal courts as well as administrative agencies throughout the US. Fortis has extensive experience litigating complex securities cases, business matters, real estate/property disputes, complicated contract disputes and collection cases, stock option cases, insurance disputes and trade secrets and unfair competition matters.

About The Knowledge Group
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