Please join Mayer Brown partner Joe Seliga as he presents Ethical Considerations for the In-House Lawyer When Dealing with Governmental Authorities. This second presentation in our three-part webinar series will specifically address the following issues that are relevant to in-house counsel when interacting with government entities and officials:

  • Key governmental ethics requirements applicable to lawyers
  • Ethical and legal issues to take into account when making political contributions
  • Factors to consider when giving gifts to, or entertaining, public officials
  • Assessing when contacts with government officials require registering as a lobbyist
  • Ethical limitations, including conflicts of interest, contracting prohibitions and financial disclosure requirements, to consider when serving on a board or commission or taking some other public office

Joseph Seliga

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Also in This Series

June 16, 2011
Ethical Duties of the Corporate Lawyer – The Ethics and Reality of Protecting Communications of In-House Lawyers

June 30, 2011
Ethical Duties of the Corporate Lawyer – Ethical Considerations in the Context of Litigation, E-Discovery and Social Media