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									Prepared for distribution at the
PLI ETHICS PROGRAMS—WINTER 2011
December 2011

CONTENTS:

PROGRAM SCHEDULES ....................................................................... 11

FACULTY BIOS ...................................................................................... 17

PLI WINTER ETHICS PROGRAMS ............................................ 29

1.     NEW YORK RULES OF
       PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT ......................................................... 31

STAYING OUT OF TROUBLE: WHAT EVERY
ATTORNEY MUST KNOW ABOUT ETHICS 2011..................... 99

2.     A QUICK GUIDE TO PREVENTING
       MALPRACTICE SUITS ................................................................. 101
             Daniel L. Abrams
             Law Office of Daniel L. Abrams, PLLC

3.     A BONFIRE OF LEGAL VANITIES:
       ANATOMY OF A LAWYER/CLIENT LAWSUIT............................ 111
            Ronald C. Minkoff
            Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC
       Attachments:
       A.     Practicing Ethics; Effectively Waiving
              Conflicts of Interest ............................................................... 135
                David G. Keyko
                Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
       B.     New York Pattern Jury Instructions—
              Civil, NY PJI 2:152 (Jan. 2011) ............................................. 139
       C.     Rosner v. Paley, 481 N.E.2d 553 (N.Y. 1985) ...................... 167
       D.     LaRusso v. Katz, 818 N.Y.S2d 17 (1st Dept. 2006) .............. 171
       E.     Ambase Corp. v. Davis Polk & Wardwell, et. al.,
              816 N.Y.S.2d 438 (1st Dept. 2006) ........................................ 175
       F.     Tavarez, et al. v. Hill, et al., 870 N.Y.S.2d 774
              (Sup. Ct., Bronx County 2009) .............................................. 177




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         G.    GD Searle & Co., Inc., et al. v. Pennie &
               Edmonds LLP, 2004 WL 3270190
               (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Jan. 14, 2004) ................................................ 183
         H.    Shaikh v Waiters, 710 N.Y.S.2d 873
               (Sup. Ct., Nassau County 2000) ........................................... 187

    4.   THE LAW FIRM LIABILITY TERRAIN:
         PUBLICLY-REPORTED SETTLEMENTS
         AND VERDICTS ........................................................................... 193
              Douglas R. Richmond
              Aon Risk Solutions

    5.   NAVIGATING THE CURRENTS AND RAPIDS
         OF MID-STREAM FEE CHANGES .............................................. 199
              Douglas R. Richmond
              Aon Risk Solutions

    6.   THE TOP TEN ETHICAL CHALLENGES AND
         HOW TO AVOID RELATED PITFALLS........................................ 217
              Douglas R. Richmond
              Henry S. Bryans
              Aon Risk Solutions

    ETHICS FOR CORPORATE LAWYERS 2011 .......................... 239

    7.   ETHICS FOR CORPORATE LAWYERS...................................... 241
              David G. Keyko
              William J. Geddish
              Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
         Exhibits:
         A. Conditioning In-House Attorney’s Employment
              on Execution of a Confidentiality Agreement,
              New York State Bar Association Committee on
              Professional Ethics, Opinion 858 (3/17/11) .......................... 261
         B.    Reporting Known or Suspected Violation of Rules
               of Professional Conduct by Another Lawyer,
               New York State Bar Association Committee on
               Professional Ethics, Opinion 854 (3/11/11) .......................... 265
         C.    Unforeseeable Concurrent Client Conflicts,
               The Association of the Bar of the City of
               New York Committee on Professional and
               Judicial Ethics, Formal Opinion 2005-05 .............................. 269




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8.   INADVERTENT DISCLOSURE .................................................... 281
          Jennifer A. Paradise
          White & Case LLP
     Exhibits:
     A. Jasmine Networks, Inc. v. Marvell Semiconductor,
          Inc., 117 Cal. App. 4th 794 (Apr. 8, 2004) ............................ 289
     B.     Settlement Agreements; Restrictive Covenants,
            New York State Bar Association Committee on
            Professional Ethics, Opinion 730 (7/27/00) .......................... 299
     C.     Obligations Upon Receiving a Communication
            Containing Confidences or Secrets Not Intended
            for the Recipient, The Association of the Bar of
            the City of New York Committee on Professional
            and Judicial Ethics, Formal Opinion 2003-04 ....................... 303

9.   DUTY OF CIVILITY ....................................................................... 315
          Jennifer A. Paradise
          White & Case LLP
     Exhibits:
     A. Principe v. Assay Partners, 586 NYS.2d 182
          (NY Sup. Ct. 1992) ................................................................ 319
     B.     Attorney Sanctioned for Wasting Time
            During Depositions ............................................................... 331
              Mark Hamblett

10. ETHICAL ISSUES RELATING TO
    MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL PRACTICE ......................................... 335
         Jennifer A. Paradise
         White & Case LLP
     Exhibits:
     A. Spivak v. Sachs, 250 N.Y.S.2d 666
          (1st Dept. 1964) ..................................................................... 343
     B.     Report on Conflicts of Interest in Multi-Jurisdictional
            Practice: Proposed Amendments to New York
            Rules of Professional Conduct 8.5 (Disciplinary
            Authority and Choice of Law) and 1.10 (Imputation
            of Conflicts of Interest), The Association of
            the Bar of the City of New York Committee on
            Professional Responsibility (March 2010) ............................ 347




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    11. INTERNET USE ............................................................................ 369
             Jennifer A. Paradise
             White & Case LLP
          A.     Obtaining Evidence from Social Networking
                 Websites, The Association of the Bar of
                 the City of New York Committee on
                 Professional and Judicial Ethics, Formal
                 Opinion 2010-2 ..................................................................... 373
          B.     The Philadelphia Bar Association Professional
                 Guidance Committee, Opinion 2009-02
                 (March 2009) ......................................................................... 377

    12. ETHICAL ISSUES FOR CORPORATE LAWYERS:
        SOCIAL MEDIA, MULTIPLE REPRESENTATION
        AND CONFLICT WAIVERS .......................................................... 385
             James Q. Walker
             Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
          Exhibits:
          A. Third Party Litigation Financing, The Association
               of the Bar of the City of New York Committee on
               Professional and Judicial Ethics, Formal
               Opinion 2011-2 ..................................................................... 415
          B.     Confronting False Evidence and False Testimony,
                 New York State Bar Association Committee on
                 Professional Ethics, Opinion 837 (3/16/10) .......................... 423
          C.     Matrimonial Lawyer’s Duty Upon Discovery
                 That Financial Statement Filed with Family
                 Court Contained Material Errors Due to Fraud
                 by Client, New York State Bar Association
                 Committee on Professional Ethics,
                 Opinion 781 (12/8/04) ........................................................... 431
          D.     Threatening and Presenting Criminal,
                 Administrative and Disciplinary Charges to
                 Obtain an Advantage in a Civil Matter,
                 New York State Bar Association Committee
                 on Professional Ethics, Opinion 772 (11/14/03) ................... 433




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POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS: .......................................... 439

13. ETHICS FOR CORPORATE LAWYERS:
    “IT’S NOT ALWAYS LET’S MAKE A DEAL IF
    THE PRICE IS RIGHT” ................................................................. 441
           Nancy Axilrod
           Coach, Inc.
           James C. Francis
           Magistrate Judge, United States District Court,
           District of New York
           David G. Keyko
           Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
           Jennifer Paradise
           White & Case LLP
           James Q. Walker
           Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP

INDEX ................................................................................................... 539

Program Attorney: Grace O’Hanlon




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