(Webcast) Ethical Considerations for Corporate Investigations: Views from All Sides

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | 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 in internal investigations involving corporations and other entities. These issues will be discussed from the point of view of company or entity counsel, counsel for current and former employees and counsel for government agencies. This year’s program will devote special attention to problems encountered by counsel for multiple clients, strategies for protection of client information, and risks and responsibilities of attorneys in making statements to third parties.

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

    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.

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

    Carrie H. Cohen
    Morrison & Foerster LLP

    Prof. Bruce A. Green
    Fordham University School of Law

    Joan Loughnane
    Sidley Austin LLP

    Tai Park
    Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

    Sagar Ravi
    Cybercrime Coordinator
    U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York

    Karen P. Seymour
    Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP

  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
    Introduction
    Frank H. Wohl

    2:10 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Parts I – Duties of Investigating Counsel
    Karen P. Seymour

    2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
    Part II — Investigation Strategies
    Tai Park

    2:50 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
    Part III – Establishing the Attorney-Client Relationship
    Richard F. Albert

    3:10 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
    Break

    3:25 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
    Part III – Establishing the Attorney-Client Relationship (Cont’d)
    Richard F. Albert

    3:45 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.
    Part IV –
    Common Interest and Joint Defense Agreements
    Joan M. Loughnane, Sagar Ravi

     4:05 p.m. – 4:25 p.m.
    Part V – Protection of Client Information
    Carrie H. Cohen , Sagar Ravi

    4:25 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
    Ethics Wrap-Up
    Prof. Bruce A. Green

    4:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Questions and Answers

  • New York: 3.0 Ethics
    New Jersey: 3.1 Professional Responsibility
    California: 3.0 Professional Responsibility
    Pennsylvania: 2.5 Professional Responsibility
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

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

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