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Ethical Obligations in Complex Litigation

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 59 minutes
Recorded Date: October 25, 2016
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Unethical conduct in mediation (and generally)
  • Releases for Misconduct in Settlement Agreements
  • Current Ethical Issues in Discovery
  • Important lessons for In-House Counsel
  • Important lessons for Outside Counsel
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: October 25, 2016


The session will focus on the strategic role ethical issues play at different stages in complex litigation. Panelists will examine ethical issues faced by corporate and outside counsel.

This program was recorded on October 25th, 2016 as part of ALM Events In-House Innovates East Conference.

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InHouse Innovates Conference Series
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Glen Silverstein

Leader & Berkon LLP

As lead trial counsel, Glen has won trials in Federal and State courts and before arbitration panels for DuPont, Morgan Stanley, Guardian/Park Avenue Securities, Bankers Financial, Lincolnshire Management, Sun Chemical, Paul Stuart, Global Brands Marketing, Compass Partners and Whirlpool. Glen combines trial instincts and skills with an affinity for and training in complex economic problems to present the client’s case in a direct and persuasive manner.

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John Davis

Senior Counsel & Co-Chair, eDiscovery and Information Management
Crowell Moring

John Davis is co-chair of Crowell & Moring’s E-Discovery & Information Management Practice and a member of the Litigation Group. John has over 20 years of experience advising clients on information law issues – including discovery, data analytics, privacy, cross-border transfers, cybersecurity, information governance and emergent technology – and representing companies in complex litigations. He leads responses to U.S. and foreign governmental inquiries, conducts international investigations of data breaches, and counsels companies on managing data risk in litigation and through their policies and procedures. John is an award-winning author and frequent lecturer on investigations and information law.

John received his law degree magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was admitted to the Order of the Coif and served as senior articles editor of the American Criminal Law Review. Before joining Crowell & Moring, John was counsel at UBS and the head of its Global Complex Cases – E-Discovery group. John also practiced at an international law firm based out of its New York and San Francisco offices.

John is a member of the bars of the States of New York and California (inactive), the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Eleventh Circuits, and multiple federal district courts.

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Robert P. Slevin, Esq.

Associate General Counsel

Robert P. Slevin has been a member of Verizon’s in-house legal department since 1991. He currently serves as Associate General Counsel Litigation. He supervises commercial litigation, including class action, product liability and contract lawsuits.

Prior to joining Verizon, he was Assistant District Attorney for the Supreme Court and Homicide Bureaus from 1984 to1988 and was an associate with Rosenman & Colin from 1988 to 1991.

Robert received his B.A. in Finance from Georgetown University in 1981 and his J.D. from University of Notre Dame in 1984.

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