The Scope of Attorney-Client Privilege

Originally held on Thursday, November 21, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Program Chair:

Jack Yoskowitz
Seward & Kissel LLP

  • This panel discussion will provide a review of attorney-client privilege. The panel, consisting of highly accomplished and experienced practitioners, will address the relevant legal standards and best practices on a wide-range of key privilege issues, including:

    • The role of in-house counsel
    • Internal investigations
    • Disclosure to third parties (e.g., the government)
    • Recent case law concerning the privilege

    $179 for Members | $279 for Nonmembers

    Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2017-2019), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges, or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

  • Christopher J. Dunnigan
    Senior Trial Counsel
    United States Securities and Exchange Commission
    Division of Enforcement
    New York Regional Office
    Matthew Popowsky
    Executive Director and Counsel
    Paul A. Straus
    King & Spalding LLP

  • 6:00 pm – 6:15 pm Opening Remarks & Introduction
    Jack Yoskowitz
    6:15 pm – 6:50 pm Discussion of Hypotheticals:

    • Dual Role of In-House Counsel
    • Inadvertent Waiver


    6:50 pm – 7:00 pm Break
    7:00 pm – 7:50 pm Discussion of Hypotheticals: (con’t)

    • Current and Former Employees
    • Internal Investigations


    7:50 pm – 8:00 pm Break
    8:00 pm – 8:45 pm Discussion of Hypotheticals: (con’t)

    • Internal Investigations (con’t)
    • Waiver in Governmental Investigations


    8:45 pm – 9:00 pm Question/Answer Session & Conclusion

  • CLE Credit
    New York:
    3.0 Ethics
    New Jersey:
    3.2 Professional Responsibility
    2.5 Professional Responsibility
    2.5 Professional Responsibility

    Please Note: Newly admitted NY attorneys cannot fulfill ethics or skills credits through our on-demand programs under OCA rules. For more information on this, please see

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