The Ethics Of Client Secrecy

Revisiting Rule 1.6 or the Model Rules of Professional Conduct Introduction The obligation of an attorney to maintain the confidence of his or her client is basic to our profession and our legal system. Psychiatrists and members of the clergy have similar obligations. Each state has rules of evidence protecting the privileged nature of such…


Outlook 2014: Securities Litigation

LAWYERS AWAITING HALLIBURTON DECISION; COULD HAVE BIG IMPACT ON CLASS LITIGATION Article by Phyllis Diamond from The Bureau of National Affairs; Posted Jan 16, 2014 OUTLOOK 2014: SECURITIES LITIGATION Securities lawyers are awaiting the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in a certification controversy that could have a major impact on the future of class securities-fraud litigation….