11th ANNUAL ETHICS DAY FOR IN-HOUSE COUNSEL
The only all-day ethics program designed
specifically for in-house counsel
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
7 Ethics Credits (application pending)
Registration/Continental Breakfast 8:30am - Program 9:00am to 4:00pm
Managing the Multigenerational Workplace: Opportunities and Pitfalls
Social, technological, and scientific developments have broadened the age spectrum of workers and applicants in the American workforce. This presents employers not only with opportunities for growth and innovation, but also challenges in managing diverse expectations and approaches to work, and in implementing human resources policies that work for all. Join Kris Kostolansky and Susan Sperber to discuss best practices and potential issues that can arise when managing the multigenerational workforce.
Kris Kostolansky, Partner, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Susan Sperber, Partner, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Ethical issues that arise in mediating, arbitrating, and litigating labor & employment disputes
This session will be led by a panel of experienced in-house and outside attorneys familiar with ethical issues in handling labor & employment matters. Topics will include attorney-client and litigation work product privilege issues, litigation holds and challenges with electronically-stored information, representation of employers and individuals, insured matters triggering ethical issues, and ethical differences in arbitrating versus litigating employment disputes.
Todd Fredrickson, Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP
Taggart Hansen, CH2M’s Chief Counsel, Labor and Employment
Joshua Crawley, General Counsel for the Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver
Adam Brown, Associate, Fisher & Phillips LLP
Wheel of Misfortune: An in-house lawyer's guide to the issues and pitfalls of unauthorized and multijurisdictional practice of law.
Join us for a gameshow-themed exploration of the ethical rules relating to in-house counsel and the unauthorized or multijurisdictional practice of law. Themes will include: the scope of actions considered to be the practice of law, the issue of competency when negotiating legal documents governed by the law in a foreign jurisdiction, the use of foreign companies to provide legal research and drafting services, and participating in mediation, arbitration or other alternative dispute resolution.
Dan Wennogle, Partner at Stinson Leonard Street
Talking to the Board: Improving Your Board’s Cybersecurity Literacy
Discussion with Rich Spilde, Partner at Holland & Hart and in-house counsel panel about Board and In-House Counsel Ethical and Legal Obligations to Manage and Oversee Internal Data Security and Security Controls for Outside Counsel.
- Ethical Obligations to Protect Client Data
- Ethical Obligations to Protect Employee Privacy
- Ethical and Legal Issues related to Email monitoring and tracking
- ACC’s Model Information Protection and Security Model
- Road Map for Raising Board Awareness and Implementing Safeguards to Mitigate Risks and Comply with Ethical Obligations
Rich Spilde, Partner, Holland & Hart
Ethics in the Digital Age
Technology moves faster than law. And as part of their ethical duties as members of the legal profession, attorneys are responsible for staying abreast of those changes. The panel will discuss the ethical obligations relating to Artificial Intelligence, Social Media, and Cybersecurity. In particular, how the duties of competence and confidentiality, among others, apply to the attorney’s use of technology and securing confidential client data.
Wendy Cassity, Zayo Group
Cory Fisher, Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Lynn Murray, Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Camila Tobón, Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Ethical Issues Framed Within Intellectual Property Law Case Studies: An Interactive Roundtable Discussion
A series of hypotheticals are presented for discussion at your table followed by a group airing of ethical IP issues raised. The issues discussed will set the tone for a unique interactive approach to thinking through and navigating real-world ethical dilemmas. No prior knowledge of IP law is required.
Emma Channing, General Counsel, The Argon Group
Thomas Franklin, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP