Keeping Clients’ Confidences Outside of Work

Ryan A. Podges

Imagine it is a perfect summer day and you and a coworker decide to go to a restaurant and eat lunch outside. After some small talk, you informally discuss some of the matters you are working on together and even vent a little about some of your colleagues. Now imagine you (and your bosses and your clients) are reading the newspaper days later and realize that your conversation was overheard by a journalist, who then wrote a report on the sensitive information you discussed with your coworker.

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