Ethics on Madison Avenue: The Ins-and-Outs of Ethics for Advertising Lawyers
Created on December 07, 2017
Advertising law is a unique and rapidly changing area of the law. Both in-house lawyers and outside counsel regularly face challenges as they try to not only help their clients put out a final product that is captivating, but also complies with the host of rules and regulations around the world.
This program, taught by Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz attorneys Heather Taylor, from the Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations practice group, and Tyler Maulsby, from the Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility practice group, will focus on the ethical challenges that advertising lawyers face on a daily basis, whether they are representing an advertiser, an agency or someone in between. Through a series of hypotheticals, the course will work through issues such as conflicts of interest, communications with non-lawyers, and the attorney-client privilege and also discuss the practical realities of advising clients at all stages of the creative process.
- Identify the common ethics issues that arise for advertising lawyers
- Appreciate how the relevant ethics rules work together to provide guidance for lawyers
- Apply the rules to everyday scenarios
- Discuss practical solutions for lawyers to abide by their ethical obligations in the face of client constraints
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