Post-Conference Workshop – How to Conduct a Proper and Lawful Internal Workplace Investigation (Ethics Credits)

Sep 27, 2017 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Maxine Neuhauser

Epstein Becker & Green, PC

Jeffrey Webb

Ropes & Gray LLP

Julie K. Adams

FordHarrison LLP

  • Best practices for conducting internal workplace investigations when faced with allegations of discrimination
  • Ethical issues for employment defense lawyers conducting internal investigations
  • How counsel should conduct themselves during the course of an investigation from start to finish so as to avoid exceeding the boundaries of their ethical obligations
  • What are the privilege implications?
  • Keeping an eye to what will be discoverable in a subsequent litigation
  • Attorney-client privilege implications
  • Under what circumstances will the attorney work-product privilege fail to protect material in the context of internal investigations?
  • Special considerations for in-house counsel conducting internal investigations