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LAG June Event
Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM PDT
Category: Lawyers Affinity Group (LAG)

The Death of George Floyd and How It Shook the Nation’s Conscience

The arrest and death of George Floyd sparked protests nationwide and widespread calls for an end to police brutality.  The four former Minneapolis police officers face state and federal criminal charges.  Manny Medrano, a former federal prosecutor, will discuss the current prosecutions, and the long term impact on law enforcement and the criminal justice system.  

About the Speaker

Manny Medrano is an experienced trial attorney who focuses on white collar criminal defense, financial litigation and internal investigations. He has defended corporations, senior executives, public officials and private individuals in criminal investigations, regulatory actions, trials and appeals. He has extensive anti-corruption and compliance experience in all aspects of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance and enforcement.

Prior to joining Zuber Lawler, Mr. Medrano served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles. He served as Chief of the Asset Forfeiture Section, and Deputy Chief of the Criminal Complaints Unit. During Mr. Medrano’s time as a federal prosecutor, he conducted lengthy grand jury investigations, and prosecuted cases involving complex financial crime and RICO, money laundering, narcotics, government fraud and violent crime. He was recognized for his outstanding government service with numerous awards and commendations from federal investigative agencies, including the DEA, FBI, ATF and IRS, among others. He tried numerous precedent-setting cases as lead prosecutor, including the 1985 kidnapping, torture and murder of DEA Special Agent Enrique Camarena in Mexico, which was the subject of the Netflix show Narcos Mexico. For his work on that case he received the prestigious Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance. As a federal prosecutor he tried 60 cases to verdict, never losing a jury trial.

Cost: Free


This event is sponsored by ADR Services, Inc. and MCLE credit will be offered for the session.