Contestant Summary (1 Page)
IP Dating Game: The Ethics of Counsel Selection (1 Page)
Rules 7.1: Advertising (9 Pages)
Rules 7.3: Solicitation and Recommendation of Professional Employment (5 Pages)
Ethics Opinion 1052 (3 Pages)
Ethics Opinion 1049 (6 Pages)
Ethics Opinion 1039 (4 Pages)
Ethics Opinion 1007 (4 pages)
Hon. J. Paul Oetken, Host, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Jeffrey Butler, Bachelor, Lonza Inc.
Henry Cittone, Contestant, Cittone & Chinta LLP
Shannon Clark, Contestant, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
Neal Feivelson, Contestant, ADP
Lynn Russo, Contestant, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The process of outside counsel pitching for business and in-house counsel choosing representation has come into heightened focus in recent years given the economy for legal services, particularly in the intellectual property area. Attracting clients has become an important part of every law firm attorney’s professional focus, and choosing the right outside counsel has been an important responsibility for in-house counsel. This program explores ethical and tactical issues in a game show format that has fictional outside counsel competing as contestants for the affection of in-house counsel.