Current Ethical Issues for In-House Counsel & Those Who Advise Them




CLE Committee of the New York City Bar Association

On Thursday, May 16, 2013 Morvillo Abramowitz Partner Robert Anello co-chaired an ethics CLE program entitled "Current Ethical Issues for In-House Counsel & Those Who Advise Them." The program, held by the New York City Bar Center for CLE, was designed especially for in-house counsel and outside counsel advising their in-house clients. Using a stimulating series of hypotheticals based on real-life experience, a panel of experts reviewed a variety of important professional responsibility issues that affect corporate counsel on a daily basis, including: Understanding the "Corporate Miranda" warnings; Special problems representing employees in internal investigations; Advance conflict waivers and other problems with retainer agreements; Attorney-client privilege issues within corporate families and outside law firms; Disclosure of privileged materials - inadvertent and purloined; Gathering information, and new developments in the "no-contact" rule. Mr. Anello co-chaired the program with Ronald Minkoff of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC. The faculty included James L. Bernard of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP and Orly Lax, Head of US Legal for Man Investments. For more information please click here.