Half Day Program

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Ethics for Commercial Litigators reviews the most complex ethics issues and relevant case law arising out of commercial litigation.  Our experienced faculty will address the latest legal ethics developments in multiple representations, client confidentiality, privilege, the work-product doctrine and waivers, among other important subjects.  This program continues to deliver key takeaways that litigators and allied professionals at all experience levels will benefit from learning.

What You Will Learn

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Implement new developments in confidentiality, the attorney-client privilege and the attorney work-product doctrine (including disclosure obligations to third parties, the status of government pressure to waive, congressional legislation, selective waiver and inadvertent waiver)
  • Avoid dangers to lawyers in the heightened regulatory environment
  • Understand current issues relating to multiple representation and conflicts of interest
  • Prevent attorney exposure to civil liability
  • Identify whistleblower remedies for lawyers
  • Understand recent developments impacting the “no-contact” rules and lawyer “dissemblance”
  • Prepare witnesses ethically
  • Avoid risks to lawyers arising from parallel investigations
  • Stay current on specialized ethical issues in electronic discovery
  • Minimize risks to lawyers (and clients) when lawyers become directors of public companies



Special Features: Earn two Ethics credits

Program Level: All Levels

Prerequisites: Litigators and allied professionals of all levels interested in staying current on specialized ethics issues for commercial litigators should attend. 

Advanced Preparation: None

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