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Katie M. Lachter

Katie M. Lachter

Proskauer Rose LLP
Associate General Counsel
New York, NY, USA


Katie Lachter is the Firm’s associate general counsel. Based in the New York office, Katie counsels the Firm’s lawyers on matters of professional responsibility and cross-jurisdictional and compliance issues in support of the Firm’s commitment to excellent client service.

Katie is also a member of the Law Firm Practice Group and advises lawyers, law firms and in-house legal departments on risk management and the laws and regulations governing lawyers.

Katie is a frequent writer and speaker on issues relating to legal ethics. She is a lecturer-in-law at Columbia Law School, where she teaches professional responsibility. She is also on the faculty of the Practising Law Institute and Lawline.com. She co-authored Risk Management Survival Tools for Law Firms, third edition, published by the ABA Law Practice Division in 2016. She is also the co-author of a chapter entitled "The Practical Case for Civility," in Essential Qualities of the Professional Lawyer, published by the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism in 2013, and has co-authored numerous articles on ethics and professional responsibility for the New York Law Journal and Bloomberg Law Reports. Katie is a past secretary of the New York City Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics and a current member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, the New York Women’s Bar Association Ethics Committee, and the New York State Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct.

Katie was named a 2012 Distinguished Legal Writing Award winner by the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement. She was also the recipient of the Legal Aid Society’s 2009 Pro Bono Publico award. Katie was designated a "Rising Star" in Super Lawyers’ New York Metro edition in 2014, and named a "Super Lawyer" in the 2015 edition.

Katie M. Lachter is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Ethics in Context: July 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Peter R. Jarvis and Katie M. Lachter, Civility: The Ultimate Legal Weapon?, Bloomberg Law Reports—Law Firm Management, Vol. 2, No. 1 (2011) - Ethics in Context: July 2017, Wednesday, July 12, 2017
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York Committee on Professional Ethics, Formal Opinion 2014-1: Ethical Considerations for Lawyers Contemplating Business Arrangements with Non-Legal Organizations, January 1, 2014 - Ethics in Context: July 2017, Wednesday, July 12, 2017
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York Committee on Professional Ethics, Formal Opinion 2013-1: Duties to Prospective Clients After Beauty Contests and Other Preliminary Meetings, Oct. 1, 2013 - Ethics in Context: July 2017, Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Anthony E. Davis and Katie M. Lachter, Do’s and Don’ts of Lateral Attorney Movement: Managing the Risks, New York Law Journal, March 5, 2012 - Ethics in Context: July 2017, Wednesday, July 12, 2017
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York Committee on Professional Ethics, Formal Opinion 2013-2: A Lawyer’s Obligation to Take Action If, After the Conclusion of a Proceeding, the Lawyer Comes to Know That Material Evidence Offered by the Lawyer, the Lawyer’s Client or a Witness Called by the Lawyer During the Proceeding Was False, May 30, 2013 - Ethics in Context: July 2017, Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Anthony E. Davis and Katie M. Lachter, Lateral Attorney Movement: Pre-Departure and Recruitment, New York Law Journal, May 7, 2012 - Ethics in Context: July 2017, Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Jeremy R. Feinberg, Do’s and Don’ts of Ethics Research - Ethics in Context: July 2017, Wednesday, July 12, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Game Show, Thursday, July 13, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Game Show, Thursday, July 13, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs The Ethics Game Show 2017: A Review of Ethical Issues, Friday, July 14, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar The Ethics Game Show: A Review of Ethical Issues 2018, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast The Ethics Game Show: A Review of Ethical Issues 2018, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, New York, NY
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