James Walker participates in PLI's "Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals" program

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November 21, 2017

RK&O partner James Walker spoke at PLI's "Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals" program on Tuesday, November 21 at 4:00 p.m. Mr. Walker's presentation was titled, "Ethical Considerations for Counsel in the Business World" and covered:

  • What exposure does counsel have for participating in the negotiation and execution of contracts?
  • Protecting sensitive information and responding ethically to opponents’ probes for it
  • The reach of the duty of confidentiality, and the obligation of disclosure of mistakes
  • Misrepresentation, fraudulent nondisclosure and omissions - ethical challenges
  • Responsibilities of the firm/legal department for a supervising and/or subordinate attorney’s ethical lapse
  • Discovery Ethics: Use of social media, and recording conversations

For more information on this program please click here.