Ethics in the Real World: Issues for In-House Counsel and Outside Counsel in Representing Corporations (telephone seminar and audio webcast)


Thursday, October 11, 2012



Ike Krasniewicz, senior dir and associate general counsel, Gap Inc., and Teigue Thomas, vice president, general counsel & corporate secretary, Acer America Corporation


(800) 253-6397 or




1-2:30 pm Eastern, 10-11:30 Pacific

CLE Credits:

1.5-1.8 hrs, see website for details

Whether working in-house or as outside counsel at a firm, lawyers who advise corporations face unique ethical dilemmas. For example: The attorney is asked a question by one of the company’s executives that is not strictly legal in nature. Do the rules of attorney-client privilege still protect the ensuing discussions? One employee has filed a harassment claim against another, and an internal investigation needs to take place. How can in-house counsel conduct this investigation and not cross into ethical traps? How quickly must in-house counsel respond to an internal client’s concerns? Is there a period of “reasonableness” in which to reply? What type of outside counsel and in-house counsel partnering arrangements have proven to work well in controlling fees