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New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA)

Legal Ethics and Telecommuting

  • 10/27/2021
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • GoToWebinar


35th Annual Pharmaceutical/Chemical Patent Practice Update Webinar Series
Earn up to 1.0 Ethics CLE for NJ/NY/PA

John G. Schmidt Jr. and Anna Mercado Clark, partners at Phillips Lytle LLP, will provide an ethics CLE presentation on the ethical considerations for telecommuting attorneys. This will include discussion of the applicable Rules of Professional Responsibility and the practical considerations for attorneys working remotely, including IT, privilege, confidentiality, and security. The presentation will also address recent developments pertaining to attorneys and interstate telecommuting. Additional attention will be paid to the Rules pertaining to the unauthorized practice of law, say from an attorney’s out-of-state home office or while on vacation in a jurisdiction where the lawyer is not licensed.

Member Free | Non-Member $45.00


John G. Schmidt Jr., Partner, Phillips Lytle

Mr. Schmidt practices in the areas of business disputes and commercial litigation, with a particular focus on employee disloyalty, workplace fraud, business torts and similar corporate disputes. He also practices in technology litigation, computer forensics, white collar/government investigations defense, and class action defense. Mr. Schmidt has extensive litigation experience in state and federal courts, and has been appointed by several courts in complex corporate and personal disputes requiring receiverships, or to investigate and remediate fraud. [Read more]

Anna Mercado Clark, Partner, Phillips Lytle

As leader of Phillips Lytle’s Data Security & Privacy and E-Discovery & Digital Forensics Practice Teams, Ms. Clark focuses on complex e-discovery and digital forensics, cybersecurity and data privacy, and complex commercial litigation. As a former Assistant District Attorney, she also handles white collar criminal matters and investigations. [Read more]

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Chemical Practice Co-Chairs J. Eric Thies, Organon & Co. and Suja Vathyam, Botos Churchill IP Law LLP