Annual Ethics Program: Confidentiality — Part IV: Non-Clients’ Misconduct

December 7, 2017

New York, NY
October 19, 2017
Le Parker Meridien | 119 West 56th Street

Charlotte, NC
November 1, 2017
The Ritz-Carlton | 201 East Trade Street

Raleigh, NC
December 7, 2017
McGuireWoods Office | 434 Fayetteville Street | Suite 2600

We are seeking 2 hours ethics MCLE credits for this program. 

McGuireWoods LLP invites you and your colleagues to attend Tom Spahn’s annual ethics program. This two-hour interactive discussion uses hypotheticals to explore lawyers’ confidentiality and disclosure duties in the context of non-clients’ misconduct.


  • Determining which state’s ethics rules apply
  • Lawyers’ duty to disclose non-clients’ felonies or child abuse
  • Lawyers “reporting up” corporate employee misconduct
  • Lawyers’ duty to report other lawyers’ misconduct


Thomas E. Spahn, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
Spahn has served on the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, and has spoken at more than 1,600 CLE programs on ethics and other topics. Tom was selected as the 2013 metro-Washington, D.C., “Lawyer of the Year” for “Bet the Company Litigation” by Best Lawyers®.

For more information, contact Bridget Light at [email protected].