Summary Join the Litigation Team of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP for a one-hour interactive discussion focusing on ethical issues faced by in-house counsel. In-house counsel often encounter ethical considerations and pressures not faced by outside counsel. This entertaining and informative presentation will test your knowledge regarding how in-house counsel should respond to various ethical dilemmas that might arise and will offer practical advice on handling those situations. The audience will participate in the presentation through interactive technology that will allow them to vote for or select the action they think is most appropriate in given a situation.
- Who is the in-house lawyer’s client? - What are common ethical conflicts and how should in-house counsel deal with them? - How can in-house counsel preserve and protect the attorney-client privilege? - What ethical considerations are presented when responding to discovery? - What are in-house counsel’s ethical reporting obligations within the company? - What should counsel do to preserve documents within the company when litigation is anticipated?
This course is pending approval by the Tennessee Commission for Continuing Legal Education for one hour of CLE credit.
David Hymer is a trial lawyer who has extensive experience handling and trying high stakes lawsuits for a variety of corporate clients. David’s practice focuses on complex business and commercial litigation, which includes a significant plaintiff’s practice on behalf of corporate clients as well as a more traditional corporate defense practice. In addition to his trial work involving business and commercial disputes, David also has substantial courtroom trial experience in environmental, product liability, antitrust, construction, and class action litigation. He has tried over 30 cases to verdict during his career. Clients for whom he recently has handled substantial matters include HealthSouth Corporation, Pharmacia Corporation, Monsanto Company, Caremark/CVS, and Saiia Construction Company.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Tennessee Health Management, Inc. 512 Autumn Springs Ct., Suite A Franklin, TN 37067
Thursday, July 17, 2014 Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Roundabout Plaza 1600 Division Street, Suite 700 Nashville, TN 37203
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Registration and Lunch 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Seminar