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An Ounce of Prevention: How to Reduce Liability, Disciplinary and Reputational Risks

Panel Chair: Bruce A. Green, Louis Stein Chair of Law & Director, Stein Center for
Law and Ethics, Fordham Law School

Panel: Rachel S. Fleishman, Reid Collins & Tsai LLP; Brian B. Murphy, Kobre & Kim; Kaylin L. Whittingham, Whittingham Law

2018 Professional Development Workshop Series

Wednesday , May 16, 2018
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM

CLE Credit
NY CLE Credit: 2.0 ethics

Event is free for members and attorneys from sponsoring law firms; $75.00 for nonmembers. For details, please call 212.382.6663

This program is NOT open to discounts and passports.
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Every day brings another story of a law firm, or one of its lawyers, accused of ethical misconduct, incompetence, or simply a lack of professionalism. Whether lawyers wind up paying a malpractice judgment or being sanctioned, or they only suffer embarrassment, there are costs. Accusations of wrongdoing often cost time and money to defend, provoke anxiety, and hurt lawyers' reputations. At the same time, practicing law in an overly defensive posture may disserve one's clients and impose other costs on the firm. How should lawyers in a firm anticipate avoidable problems? What risks are reasonable - and cost-effective - for lawyers to avoid? Professor Bruce Green, who chairs the New York City Bar's Committee on Professional Ethics, will moderate committee members' discussion of these questions, aiming to offer practical guidance on how law firms and their lawyers can to reduce liability, disciplinary and reputational risks.


Allen & Overy LLP

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Davis & Gilbert LLP

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Labaton Sucharow LLP

New York City Law Department

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Venable LLP

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP


42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036


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5/16/2018 8:30 AM
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8:30 AM - 10:15 AM