This program will cover some of the common challenges employment attorneys address in three contexts:
This program will address:
· The ethical obligations under the ABA Model Rules in relation to representing multiple parties – as in-house counsel, in transactional matters, and in litigation. (Model Rules 1.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.13, 1.8, 4.2 and 4.3)
· Ethical obligations when clients engage in self-help in discovery, in ensuring evidence is preserved, in gathering and preserving information on social media, and when conducting electronic discovery (Model Rules 1.1, 3.3, 3.4, 4.2, 4.4, 5.1, and 5.3).
· Considerations of impartiality, thoroughness and appropriateness throughout a workplace investigation. (Model Rules 1.7, 1.13 and 4.3)