Ethical and Professional Responsibility Traps for In-House Counsel

Presented by C. Evan Stewart

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Course Description

Length: 1h 5min    Published: 8/11/2020    
In-house lawyers face a myriad of complex ethical challenges. There is often no clear path to solving these ethical dilemmas. In this program, lawyer and professor C. Evan Stewart will tackle these ethical issues, illustrating how they can arise in practice and what steps in-house counsel can take to avoid violating their ethical duties. Among the topics discussed are: - Client confidentiality and liability traps - Conflicts of interest and risks to in-house counsel - Ethical issues in multiple representation - In-house lawyers' whistleblower rights v. confidentiality - Ethical issues surrounding documents - Ethical traps with internal investigations - Multi-jurisdictional ethical issues
Learning Objectives
* Understand client confidentiality and liability traps for in-house lawyers
* Know the conflicts of interest issues affecting in-house lawyers
* Learn how to navigate the conflict between in-house lawyers' whistleblowers' rights v. confidentiality

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Presented By:

C. Evan Stewart

New York, NY

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