Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. Partner Michael D. Marin will moderate a panel entitled “Conducting Effective Internal Investigations: An In-House and Outside Counsel’s Perspective” at the 40th Annual National Convention of the Hispanic National Bar Association in Chicago on Thursday, September 3rd. The panel, eligible for CLE credit, will be presented as part of the Corporate and Business Law track.

Panelists will discuss the different roles and duties that in-house and outside counsel have during corporate internal investigations. They will also discuss important issues that lawyers conducting internal investigations regularly must address, including best practices for gathering and preserving evidence, avoiding the obstruction of any parallel government investigation, resolving privilege and data privacy issues, terminating problematic conduct by employees, and reporting unlawful conduct to prosecutors. In addition, the panelists will discuss ethical issues that are increasingly arising during internal investigations, including attorney-client privilege issues, conflicts of interest, joint representation of companies and employees, and witness cooperation.

Panelists include:

  • Jacquelynn Ruiz, Director, Employment Practices, Raymond James, Chicago, IL
  • Roberto M. Braceras, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston, MA
  • Amelia R. Medina, Associate, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta, GA
  • Hasan Ibrahim, Vice President and Regulatory Counsel, The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ