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Speaker, "Conflicts of Interest in Complex Litigation," Massachusetts Bar Association

May 14, 2019 at 4:30pm6:30pm (EST)
Boston and Webcast

Click here to view a recording of the discussion.

Join members of the bench, the bar and the Office of Bar Counsel for an interactive discussion covering the following specific topics:

  • Rules of Professional Conduct governing conflicts of interest, with an emphasis on conflicts that can arise during business litigation, IP and bankruptcy
  • Typical conflicts cases seen by Bar Counsel
  • How Bar Counsel is treating these types of claims
  • Case law highlights
  • Best practices for law firms to protect themselves
  • Positional conflicts – whether a lawyer/firm can take a position for one client that is directly contradictory to the position taken by an attorney/firm on behalf of another client
  • Motions to disqualify
  • How conflicts of interest raise ordinary malpractice claims to unfair and deceptive conduct under Chapter 93A