In-House and in Compliance: Key Ethics Issues for In-House Lawyers

Does this internal company document contain legal advice protected by the attorney-client privilege or merely business advice that is not protected? If the document is privileged, what do I need to do to protect that privilege from being waived? If I represent both my company and one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, do the ethics rules regarding conflicts of interest still apply? This course answers these important questions among others to help in-house counsel stay in compliance with the legal ethics rules.



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California

Credit Type: Legal Ethics (Participatory)

Total Credits: 0.5 hours

New York

Credit Type: Ethics and Professionalism (Both (New & Exp Attys))

Total Credits: 0.5 hours

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Robert Malionek brings more than two decades of experience to clients navigating financial litigation, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, as well as securities fraud and professional liability matters. He has tried cases in state and federal courts across the country, and has handled numerous arbitrations and appeals.

Rob advises clients on complex financial and deal-related litigation; debtor-side and creditor-side insolvency litigation, ethics, privilege, and professional responsibility issues; and professional liability matters involving securities litigation, financial reporting obligations, malpractice claims, and financial fraud.

He has led dozens of presentations and published more than 50 articles on a variety of legal issues. He serves on the Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committees of the New York County Lawyers’ Association and New York City Bar.

Prior to joining Latham, Rob served as a clerk to Judge Ruggero J. Aldisert on the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He received his JD from Boston College Law School.

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