Watch Out: Ethical Pitfalls in Settling Employment Cases (OnDemand)
Originally held on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
A panel of experienced employment attorneys will discuss a range of ethical issues that arise frequently, though not exclusively, in the context of negotiating settlement in employment cases. Issues that will be addressed include:
• The duty of candor in negotiations
• Raising the possibility of criminal prosecution
• Suggesting limits on future representation
• Threatening adverse publicity
• Representing multiple parties & crafting aggregate settlements
• Confidentiality restrictions
• Settling fee obligations
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New York: 1.5 Ethics
New Jersey: 1.8 Professional Responsibility
California: 1.5 Professional Responsibility
Pennsylvania: 1.5 Professional Responsibility
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys
$149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers
This program is free to Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in 2021-2023), In-House Counsel, Judges, or Attorneys in Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors.
Please Note: Newly admitted NY attorneys cannot fulfill ethics or skills credits through our on-demand programs under OCA rules. For more information on this, please see http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/changes_for_2016.shtml.
For New York Attorneys: Newly admitted attorneys (those admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less) may participate in Skills CLE courses in live, nontraditional formats, where questions are allowed during the program (through June 30, 2023 per recent guidance of the CLE Board – for more information, click here).
Hon. James "Jay" C. Francis IV (Ret.), JAMS Mediator, Arbitrator, Referee/Special Master, Hearing Officer
Sponsoring Association Committee:
Labor & Employment| Tracey Salmon-Smith, Chair
Information about our Financial Aid Policy and Application can be found here.