Hot Ethical Topics in Client Confidentiality and Data Breaches
Presented By: DRI
Data breaches have become commonplace. What do they mean for attorneys who have an ethical obligation to keep client information confidential? All attorneys deal with questions connected to confidentiality and the privilege associated with their role as counsel to their clients. This presentation reviews the confidentiality protections under American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rule of Professional Conduct 1.6, and state equivalents, and the attorney–client and work-product evidentiary privileges. It also examines how data breaches can affect those obligations
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"Amy Richardson is a partner with the law firm of Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP. Ms. Richardson’s extensive white-collar criminal defense experience includes counseling clients for grand jury appearances, successfully negotiating immunity agreements, participating in debriefings with prosecutors, and trial work. Ms. Richardson was named a “Rising Star” by Chambers USA and ranked among Business North Carolina magazine’s “Legal Elite.”"