February 4, 2020

Partner George Canellos to Speak on Panel at Cardozo School of Law


Milbank Litigation and White Collar partner George Canellos will speak on a panel titled “Ethical Considerations for Corporate Lawyers in 2020” at the Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University on February 4, 2020 in New York City.

The panel will cover a variety of topics, including:

  • What and when to disclose to clients when errors are discovered
  • Distinguishing between legal and business advice (and the impact on attorney-client privilege)
  • The right of lawyer whistleblowers to collect awards under Dodd-Frank
  • Limited scope or unbundled representation
  • Avoiding conflicts when hiring lateral attorneys
  • Conflict considerations regarding prospective clients
  • Limited waiver of the attorney-client privilege

Mr. Canellos represents financial institutions, public companies, asset management firms, and individuals in government investigations and contested litigation in federal and state courts, and advises clients on corporate governance and compliance with the securities and banking laws. He has received national recognition and many awards for his achievements in litigation and capital markets enforcement. Praised by Chambers USA as “a tremendously talented lawyer” and “very cogent thinker” who is able to “handle difficult situations in a very calming matter,” Mr. Canellos has more than two decades of experience prosecuting and defending white collar criminal cases and civil actions arising under the securities laws, having served twice in federal law enforcement — most recently in top positions at the US Securities and Exchange Commission and earlier in his career as a federal criminal prosecutor in the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

For more information and to register, please click here.