Devika Kewalramani is a partner and co-chair of Moses & Singer's Legal Ethics & Law Firm Practice, advising law firms, lawyers and legal departments on ethical, legal and business aspects of law practice. Devika’s practice focuses on the laws that regulate lawyers. She counsels on a variety of issues relating to legal ethics, professional discipline and law firm disputes. Devika conducts ethics audits for law firms and develops risk management compliance manuals for firms.
Devika is an author of Lexis Practice Advisor’s Corporate Counsel module: Ethics for In-House Counsel (2012). She is a co-editor and contributor of three chapters to "The New York Rules of Professional Conduct," Oxford University Press and New York County Lawyers' Association (2010 and 2011), including "Rule 1.7 - Conflicts of Interest: Current Clients," "Rule 1.8 - Current Clients: Specific Conflicts of Interest Rules," and "Rule 1.9 - Duties to Former Clients."
Devika has published numerous articles on cutting edge ethics-related topics ranging from virtual law offices to elder law practice in New York Law Journal, New York State Bar Association Journal, The Practical Lawyer, Forbes.com and Thomson Reuters News & Insight.
Devika has lectured widely on professional ethics matters. She speaks to corporate legal departments, law firms, bar associations and other professional organizations on conflicts of interest, engagement letters, unauthorized practice of law, attorney advertising, e-discovery, cloud computing, social media and cyber liability. The editor of New York State Bar Association Journal recognized Devika as author of one of the best articles of 2010: "Up Close and Professional with New York's Engagement Letter Rules" (September 2010). She is a faculty member of the Practising Law Institute and of Lawline.com.
NOTABLE PRACTICAL GUIDANCE RESOURCES
The Lexis Practice Advisor Journal - Summer 2017
The Lexis Practice Advisor Journal - Winter 2017
The Lexis Practice Advisor Journal - Summer 2016