ELS hosts its First Continuing Legal Education Event: Conducting Ethical Investigations

CONDUCTING EFFECTIVE AND ETHICAL INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS

In an era of heightened government and regulatory scrutiny the importance for companies to perform their own thorough and effective internal investigations into allegations of wrongdoing has never been more apparent. In-house attorneys, outside law firm counselors, and Human Resource professionals will learn to prevent and spot the ethical pitfalls in internal investigations.

Topics Include:

  • Ethical duties and responsibilities that are implicated with internal investigations
  • How to limit exposure to allegations of potential wrongdoing
  • Strategies for collecting and preserving evidence
  • How to resolve privilege and privacy issues, conflicts of interest, joint representation of companies and employees, and witness cooperation

This program will equip attorneys and organization leaders with the best practices for conducting ethical, effective, and cost-efficient internal investigations. 

DATE: MARCH 2, 2016

LOCATION: STATE BAR OF GEORGIA, 104 MARIETTA ST. ATLANTA, GA 30303

COST: $17.00 (covers the cost of CLE credits)

TIME: 8:0010:00 A.M.

LIGHT BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED

CLE Credit: 1 Credit of Ethics, .5 Credits of Professionalism*

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 Notable Speakers

Chandra C. Davis is an effective labor and employment law advisor, litigator, trainer and mediator. As an associate with McGuire Woods, Chandra developed a 200 page ethics and compliance internal investigation manual and a 2-day training workshop for a $17 billion global manufacturing company with more than 40,000 employees. Chandra served as a trial attorney with the EEOC for four years where she conducted and directed over 100 agency investigations. Chandra earned her B.A. from Emory University and a M.Ed. from the University of Georgia.  She earned her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School where she served as an editor of the Michigan Law Review.

Jamala S. McFadden is experienced in assisting employers identify, minimize, and resolve employment law issues in routine business operations, litigation, and mergers and acquisitions.  She is an alumna of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan where she practiced for more than nine years.  She began her legal career as a law clerk to a federal judge.  Jamala earned her B.A. from the University of Illinois and her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School where she was an Executive Editor of the Michigan Law Review.

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