(Webcast) The Scope of Attorney-Client Privilege

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

    Program Fee:
    $149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers
    In-House Counsel: Free for Members | $199 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), Judges, and attorney members who 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

    Karen R. Kowalski
    Executive Director and Counsel
    Regional Americas Legal
    Litigation Section
    UBS AG

    Paul A. Straus
    King & Spalding LLP

  • 12:00 pm – 12:10 pm
    Opening Remarks & Introduction

    12:10 pm – 12:25 pm
    Definitions and Concepts

    12:25 pm – 12:50 pm
    Role of In-House Counsel

    12:50 pm – 1:05 pm
    Discussions with Employees and Ex-Employees

    1:05 pm – 1:20 pm
    Inadvertent Waiver

    1:20 pm – 1:40 pm
    Internal Investigations and Discussions with the Government

    1:40 pm – 1:55 pm
    Exceptions to Waiver

    1:55 pm – 2:00 pm
    Question/Answer Session & Conclusion

  • New York: 2.0 Ethics
    New Jersey: 2.0 Professional Responsibility
    California: 2.0 Professional Responsibility
    Pennsylvania: 1.5 Professional Responsibility
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

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