The Use of a Courtesy Defense for Former Employee Depositions and Trial Testimony: An Arrow in the Quiver, an Ethical Trap, or Both?
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The Use of a Courtesy Defense for Former Employee Depositions and Trial Testimony: An Arrow in the Quiver, an Ethical Trap, or Both?

The Use of a Courtesy Defense for Former Employee Depositions and Trial Testimony: An Arrow in the Quiver, an Ethical Trap, or Both?

During the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Winter Meeting, LaShawnda Jackson will join a two-day presentation focusing on the benefits and practical and ethical issues of using a courtesy defense to represent former employees in litigation against your client. Industry and attorney members will discuss the challenges of providing a courtesy defense to a former employee being deposed or testifying at trial in healthcare, transportation, employment, and premises liability.

The first day’s presentation will focus on best practices, potential issues, pitfalls, etc. The second day will focus on ethical issues that may arise. The presentations will be February 26 and February 27, 2024 at 8:00 a.m. during the meeting in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Moderator: Luke P. Sbarra – Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo, LLP

Speakers:

  • Tarush R. Anand – McGlinchey
  • Thayla Painter Bohn – American Fidelity
  • Max H. Brusky – Bulkmatic Transport Company
  • Jacqueline Genesio – Cascadia Healthcare
  • LaShawnda K. Jackson – RumbergerKirk
  • Robert C. Lockwood – Lockwood & Associates

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