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Protecting the Privilege During an Internal Investigation

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm

Protecting the Privilege During an Internal Investigation | Federal Bar Association Chicago Chapter Featured

1.0 hour CLE credit approved.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Q&A Session to follow the program.

Virtual Event

Join us for an engaging panel discussion titled “Protecting the Privilege During an Internal Investigation,” accredited with 1 Hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE). This event is tailored for legal professionals, compliance officers, and corporate leaders who are navigating the complex landscape of internal investigations amidst internal complaints, government regulatory actions, and Department of Justice allegations.

Featuring esteemed panelists Abbie Peluso and Jack Theis, Partners at Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP, along with Tyler Murray, Of Counsel at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, this panel will provide a deep dive into the crucial considerations for maintaining attorney-client privilege throughout the investigative process. Tony Garcia, Sr. Counsel at The Boeing Company, will moderate the discussion, guiding our panelists through a comprehensive exploration of strategies to protect sensitive communications and mitigate risk.

Event Highlights:

  • Introducing the Panel: An opportunity to learn from our team, whose vast experiences span legal practice and government service, providing unique perspectives on internal investigations.
  • Overview of Attorney-Client Privilege: A foundational session on the importance of attorney-client privilege and its critical role in safeguarding the confidentiality of investigative findings.
  • Practical Strategies for Protecting Privilege: Detailed guidance on asserting and preserving privilege from the outset of an investigation, through the investigative stages, to the preparation of final reports.
  • Navigating Complex Legal Landscapes: Experienced advice on briefing stakeholders, fulfilling disclosure obligations, and implementing corrective actions, with a special focus on how state laws impact the protection of privilege.
  • CLE Accreditation: Earn 1 Hour of CLE credit by engaging with this insightful discussion on the best practices for conducting privileged internal investigations.

Our panelists bring a wealth of knowledge from their extensive experience in high-stakes investigations, litigation, and government enforcement. Tyler Murray’s background in corporate resolutions, Abbie Peluso’s adeptness in handling complex cases, and Jack Theis’s experience in managing legal and reputational crises, along with Tony Garcia’s experience in litigation and investigations management, promise a session full of actionable insights.

This panel is a must-attend for anyone involved in or responsible for internal investigations, offering critical lessons on using attorney-client privilege effectively to protect organizational interests while maintaining compliance with legal and ethical standards. Join us to gain valuable CLE credit and to enhance your understanding of protecting privilege during internal investigations.

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Illinois CLE Credit


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