This is Part Two of a Two-Part episode entitled "Client-Centered Approach: Pathway to In-House, Protecting Your Client's Data, and Privilege Concerns." Part One was "Pathway to In-House," and this Part addresses "Privilege and Privacy." It also contains a wonderful wellness break featuring the Hon. George Hanks, Jr.
Part Two. Segment One.
Protecting Your Client's Data in the Age of AI
Featuring Laura L. Ferguson, Partner, Locke Lord LLP. Interviewed by Behind-the-Lines Interviewer Anietie Akpan.
Laura discusses cybersecurity, privacy, and data breaches. She addresses laws relating to these areas, how AI impacts these areas, and the related ethical obligations. And, she gives advice regarding how companies - and law firm managers - can protect themselves from cybersecurity threats.
Part Two. Segment Two.
Wellness Break: Traveling Runner: The Hon. George Hanks on Completing Marathons on Every Continent
Featuring the Hon. George C. Hanks, Jr., U.S. District Court Judge, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division
Hear about some of the amazing places Judge Hanks has traveled to run, why he believes running while traveling is the best way to experience new places, and how this type of break from the stressors of a career in law is beneficial. You will also learn a little bit about how the law protects the environment in Antarctica.
Part Two. Segment Three.
Privilege Considerations: In-House Lawyers, Privilege Logs, and UT
Featuring Gail Foster, E-Discovery Attorney, and Carolyn Southerland, Senior Consultant at Construction Discovery Experts.
Gail and Carolyn first provide a quick review of attorney/client privilege. They also discuss (1) some of the complexities that arise when an in-house lawyer is also involved in business matters, and (2) current issues, including the recent University of Texas case decided by the Texas Supreme Court. Finally, they also delve into a few best practices for privilege logs and document review teams.
This episode is approved for 1 hour of Texas CLE credit, including 1/2 hour of ethics credit, for lawyers who are also members of the Houston Bar Association.
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