Neil Wertlieb spoke about the new Rules of Professional Responsibility and some new case law that concerns obligations owed to clients including the new California Supreme Court decision in Shepard Mullin v. J-M Manufacturing. This was a valuable program for both in-house lawyers and outside counsel.
Mr. Wertlieb is a retired partner of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP where he worked from 1995 to 2016 as a transactional lawyer. He is the current Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee and a former Chair of the California State Bar’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct. He currently provides expert witness services in litigation and arbitration matters involving attorney ethics and standard of care, as well as corporate transactions, fiduciary duties and corporate governance. Mr. Wertlieb is a Lecturer in Law at UCLA School of Law.
This event was sponsored by the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy and UCLA School of Law. It was a private event, open to UCLA School of Law faculty, students, and invited guests.
UCLA is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. This activity qualified for 1 hour of MCLE ethics credit.
John C. Depp II v. Bloom Hergott et al.
Palmer v. Superior Court
Sheppard Mullin v. J-M Manufacturing
Wertlieb on New Rules of Professional Conduct
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