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


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.

John Davis

Executive Director and Counsel - Global eDiscovery
UBS Financial Services

John Davis is a litigator who focuses primarily on mitigating risks associated with electronically stored information, for business and legal purposes, driving efficient processes and bridging the gap between legal and technical resources.

At UBS, he is responsible for executing and managing global eDiscovery strategy for the firm, advising on discovery issues in connection with investigations and litigation, running UBS's vendor program, and coordinating related issues with Legal and other functions. John is a frequent speaker on issues involved in cross-border investigations, technology assisted review and audio analysis as well as other ediscovery, data privacy, data security and information governance issues.

Prior to joining UBS, John was counsel at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, focusing on many of the same areas of information law in addition to his litigation and investigations practice.

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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