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The Ethics of Confidentiality Agreements Live Webinar CLE
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
The Ethics of Confidentiality Agreements
Secrecy agreements at the end of a civil lawsuit are commonplace. But as leading attorney Patrick Malone explains, they are usually unethical, almost always bad for the plaintiff, and bad for the plaintiff attorney’s practice. The Rules of Professional Conduct give plaintiffs’ lawyers the weapons to fight back against defendants who insist on overbroad confidentiality agreements.