Ethics Update (Panel), ABA Employee Benefits Committee Midwinter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2016
ABA Employee Benefits Committee Midwinter Meeting
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Las Vegas, NV
Chris Christie was a panelist at the ABA Employee Benefits Committee Midwinter Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. The panelists presented an ethics update, including the fiduciary exception to the attorney-client privilege, identifying the employee benefits client and the related issue of who is the client when clients merge or otherwise change, and social media contacts by lawyers with non-lawyers. The session also addressed the recent developments concerning a lawyer’s first amendment rights when describing oneself as a specialist in certain practice areas.