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

Non-Clients’ Misconduct

April 20, 2017

Richmond, VA | Chicago, IL | Tysons, VA

Richmond, VA Session Concluded
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Omni Richmond Hotel | 100 South 12th Street

Chicago, IL
Thursday, April 13, 2017 Session Concluded
Four Seasons Hotel | 120 E Delaware Place

Tysons, VA
Thursday, April 20, 2017 Session Concluded 

The Ritz-Carlton | 1700 Tysons Boulevard

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 program 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. SpahnPartner, 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].