(Webcast) Current Ethical Issues for In-House Counsel & Those Who Advise Them: Litigation Perspectives

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Program Co-Chairs:

Karen R. King
Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC

John B. Harris
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

  • This ethics program is designed especially for in-house counsel and outside counsel advising their in-house clients.  Using a stimulating series of hypotheticals based on real-life experience, a panel of experts will review a variety of important professional responsibility issues that affect corporate counsel on a daily basis.

    Program Fee:
    $199 for Members | $299 for Nonmemberss

    Members who are Law Students, Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2019-2021), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges, and attorney members who practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

  • TBD

  • 4:00 pm – 4:05 pm
    Introduction and Introduction to Hypothetical

    4:05 pm – 4:25 pm
    Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding Cyber Intrusions

    4:25 pm – 4:45 pm
    Hard Bargaining vs. Extortion

    4:45 pm – 4:55 pm
    Ethical Issues Involving the Return/Use of Stolen Documents

    4:55 pm – 5:10 pm
    Conflicts of Interest:  Who is a Current Client, Who is a Former Client and
    How are the Tests Applied?

    5:10 pm – 5:20 pm
    Remote Practice Ethical Issues:  What Does the Future Hold?

    5:20 pm – 5:40 pm
    Litigation-Related Defamation Claims Against Lawyers and How to Avoid Them

    5:40 pm – 5:55 pm
    Attorney Self-Defense

    5:55 pm – 6:00 pm
    Question/Answer Session/Program Wrap-Up

  • CLE Credit
    New York:
    2.0 Ethics
    New Jersey:
    2.4 Professional Responsibility
    2.0 Professional Responsibility
    2.0 Professional Responsibility
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committees:
    In-House Counsel, Jack Lerner, Chair
    Professional Ethics, Tyler Maulsby, Chair
    Professional Responsibility, Aegis J. Frumento, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | aavila@nycbar.org