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Ethics for New Partners: Understanding Professional Liability Risks and Exposure


Congratulations you've made partner. Now what? Join our panel of experts and learn about:

  • Professional liability risks and a new partner's exposure to them
  • Different types of partnerships and the personal and vicarious liability associated with general partnerships, PC, LLC, and LLP entities
  • Best practices to limit liability including business development, retainer and engagement letters, client communication skills, billing, and responsible discovery practices

About Laurie Mims

Laurie Mims has extensive experience litigating complex civil and white collar criminal matters. She has tried a variety of cases, including several as first chair. Ms. Mims has represented institutional and individual clients in a wide range of industries, including health care, biotechnology, financial services, software development, venture capital and telecommunications. She has successfully defended these clients from claims involving the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Act, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, theft of trade secrets, employment discrimination, copyright and trademark. She has also represented individuals in matters with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice, as well as numerous national law firms in professional negligence cases.