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Featured Guests:

 Andrew Sorkin Andrew Sorkin
Assistant Business Editor, The New York Times
www.nytimes.com
 Dawn Martin Dawn Martin
Law Offices of Dawn V. Martin

www.dvmartinlaw.com

Andrew Sorkin is The New York Times’s chief mergers and acquisitions reporter and a columnist. Andrew, a leading voice about Wall Street and corporate America, is also the editor of DealBook (nytimes.com/dealbook), an online daily financial report he started in 2001. In addition, he is an assistant editor of business and finance news, helping guide and shape the paper’s coverage. Andrew, who has appeared on NBC's “Today” show and on “Charlie Rose” on PBS, is a frequent guest host of CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” He won a Gerald Loeb Award, the highest honor in business journalism, in 2004 for breaking news. He also won a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award for breaking news in 2005 and again in 2006. In 2007, the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader. Andrew began writing for The Times in 1995 under unusual circumstances: he hadn’t yet graduated from high school. Andrew lives in Manhattan.

Dawn V. Martin has twenty-six years of legal experience, all in civil rights, public service, teaching law and/or policy development.  She has developed national policy in the areas of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC) Law and has published authoritative works on this subject.  Dawn has special expertise in EEO and other matters related to police and fire departments, as indicated by her article, "911: How Will Police and Fire Departments Respond to Public Safety Needs and the Americans with Disabilities Act?" Dawn dedicated her article, to the memory of her father, Alfonzo Q. Martin, a former New York City police officer and firefighter. She has been employed by, or served as a consultant for, several police departments and/or law enforcement agencies. She has served as: a trial attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division (Honors Program); a trial attorney with the New York State Office of the Attorney General, Civil Rights Bureau; a trial attorney with the Legal Aid Society of New York, Civil Division (Bronx Office); Assistant General Counsel with the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department; and a Senior Attorney-Advisor and Special Assistant to Commissioner Tucker at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and served in a temporary appointment with  United States Department of Agriculture as Acting Deputy General Counsel for Civil Rights. Dawn has also been a law professor, at both Howard University and Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, teaching Equal Employment Law, Torts, Evidence and Race as a Factor in American Law.  Dawn set legal precedent in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, with her own personal litigation against Howard University.

Roger Clark is the founding member and managing partner of Clark, Goldberg & Madruga www.clarkgoldberg.com. In his more than 25 years practicing law, Roger has earned a national reputation as a successful trial attorney representing insurers, cable television providers, and small and large businesses in a broad range of business litigation matters. “My philosophy has always been that the attorneys in this law firm must be prepared not just to ‘litigate’ a case, but to try it before a judge or jury, while at the same time keeping the client’s goals and objectives squarely within our sights.” Roger is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating that can be bestowed upon an attorney.


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