The role of corporate counsel grows more complex daily and ethical landmines abound. This course discusses cutting-edge ethical issues facing in-house counsel drawn from the headlines, including: the handling of the Jerry Sandusky sexual assault case by Pennsylvania State University; the hiring by Duke Energy of an administrative law judge involved with Duke Energy cases; the approach taken by legal counsel for Rutgers University in the investigation into former men’s basketball coach Mike Rice; and lastly the ethical questions and controversy surrounding LinkedIn endorsements. Along with these “real-life” examples, the course provides thoughtful alternatives and solutions to assist you in properly handling difficult ethical issues in your day-to-day practice.
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If you are licensed in New York, this content is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced New York attorneys. Although, this content is appropriate for all New York attorneys, newly admitted attorneys cannot earn CLE credit for the completion of the course when presented via on-demand.