October 23, 2012
Investigators (and Lawyers) Gone Wild
Front page criminal charges have been filed against an in-house counsel for supervising an investigation into boardroom media leaks. How far can corporate lawyers and litigators go in using investigators to obtain information for their clients? Are lawyers responsible for the conduct of investigators? What is the criminal, civil and disciplinary liability for directing undercover work?
James J. Grogan (Panel leader)
Christine A. Edwards
David J. Stetler
The Center for Professional Responsibility