Litigation is often messy, as most litigators know. The panel will examine the many ethical issues that can arise in litigation in the context of a recent case in Illinois, Vandenberg v. Brunswick that made local headlines. Topics will include the allocation of authority between attorney and client, settlement discussions, courtroom antics, ex parte communications, and conflicts of interest.
Moderator: Rob Reeb, Shareholder, Marwedel, Minichello & Reeb, P.C., Chicago, IL
Presenter(s): Mary K. Foster, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, IL
Kim E. Stoll, Fernandes Hearn, LLP, Toronto, ON
Katy Beth Carr, Carr Allison, Florence, AL