In-House Counsel Depositions: Navigating Complex Legal and Ethical Issues
Responding to Deposition Notices and Subpoenas, Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance for in-house counsel to minimize potential damage to the corporation when noticed or subpoenaed for a deposition. The panel will explain how the attorney-client privilege and other evidentiary privileges may be strategically asserted to protect confidential information.
- Application of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to depositions of in-house counsel
- Key court decisions impacting depositions of in-house counsel
- Best practices for responding to deposition notices and subpoenas
- Best practices for protecting privileged information
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What guidance do the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and relevant case law provide regarding the deposition of in-house counsel?
- How can in-house counsel prepare to address privilege issues that arise during depositions?
- How can in-house counsel best distinguish between business advice and legal advice when responding to questions during depositions?
- What are some effective tactics for in-house counsel responding to deposition notices or subpoenas?
Richard W. Boone, Jr.
Mr. Boone focuses his practice on a wide range of corporate, executive and professional liability matters as both... | Read More
Mr. Boone focuses his practice on a wide range of corporate, executive and professional liability matters as both coverage and defense counsel. He has appeared on behalf of insurers, entities and individuals before federal and state courts throughout the United States at the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Boone also has represented clients in a variety of federal, state and internal investigations.Close
Tiffany J. deGruy
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Ms. deGruy is a trial lawyer who has considerable experience trying high-stakes business and commercial litigation. She... | Read More
Ms. deGruy is a trial lawyer who has considerable experience trying high-stakes business and commercial litigation. She represents the interests of clients in the healthcare industry in various types of commercial litigation. Ms. deGruy also regularly advises clients on matters related to pre-litigation and the litigation of healthcare-related issues. She also has represented clients in class actions and advises clients on the complex legal issues related to class certification. In addition, Ms. deGruy has extensive experience in managing the inherent complexity of multi-jurisdictional disputes for publicly traded companies. She handles a diverse range of cases, including high-stakes, “bet-the-company” business litigation, commercial disputes, matters arising from federal fraud investigations under the Federal False Claims Act and qui tam whistleblower actions, contract disputes, and insurance coverage disputes, as well as mass tort and employment-related disputes.Close
Kimberly M. Ingram-Hogan
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Ms. Ingram focuses her practice on complex commercial and business litigation and appellate matters in state and... | Read More
Ms. Ingram focuses her practice on complex commercial and business litigation and appellate matters in state and federal courts. She strives to provide clients with consistent communication, high-quality advocacy and strategic solutions that fit clients’ real-world needs.Close