(Webcast) Ethical Considerations for Corporate Investigations in the World of COVID-19

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Program Chair:

Frank H. Wohl
Lankler, Siffert & Wohl, LLP

  • This annual update program will explore current issues and recent developments relating to ethical duties and responsibilities of attorneys and other participants in corporate internal investigations involving public companies and other entities. These issues will be discussed from the point of view of counsel for the entity, investigating counsel, counsel for individual executives and government representatives. This year’s program will devote special attention to ethical issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic, touching on protection of client information, conflicts of interest, the attorney-client privilege, counseling of employee witnesses, and interaction with government agencies.

    Program Fee: $229 for Members | $329 for Nonmembers

    Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2018-2020), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges, or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

  • Richard F. Albert
    Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC

    Carrie H. Cohen
    Morrison & Foerster LLP

    Prof. Bruce A. Green
    Fordham University School of Law

    Amy E. Millard
    Clayman & Rosenberg, LLP

    Breon Peace
    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP

    Damian Williams
    Co-Chief, Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force
    U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York

  • 2:00 – 2:15 p.m.
    Frank H. Wohl        

    2:15 – 3:00
    Parts I-III – Investigations in the Covid World
     Carrie H. Cohen & Breon Peace

    3:00 –3:15 p.m.
    Part IV – Government Interviews and Proffers in the Covid World
    Damian Williams & Amy Millard

    3:15 – 3:30 p.m.

    3:30 – 3:50 p.m.
    Part V – Corporate Cooperation and Government Leniency
    Richard Albert & Damian Williams

    3:50 – 4:30 p.m.
    Part VI-VII – Joint Representations and Conflicts of Interest
    Amy Millard  & Damian Williams

    4:30-4:45 p.m.
    Ethics Wrap-Up
    Prof. Bruce A. Green

    4:45-5:00 p.m.
    Questions and Answers

  • New York: 3.0 Ethics
    New Jersey: 3.3 Professional Responsibility
    California: 3.0 Professional Responsibility
    Pennsylvania: 2.5 Professional Responsibility
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    White Collar Crime, Marshall Miller, Chair

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