Womble Carlyle attorney Alison Bost will be a speaker at the UNC School of Law’s annual Dan K. Moore Program in Ethics. The theme of the Oct. 24th panel discussion will be “Emerging Issues in Privilege and Conflicts of Interest.”

Bost and the other panelists will address topics including

  • Work product and the business lawyer
  • Lawyer-client disputes and the privilege for communications within a law firm with the firm’s own in-house counsel
  • Attorney-client privilege and the internal investigation
  • Attorney-client privilege and conflicts of interest in mergers and acquisitions
  • Conflicts of interest in a complex world

Other panelists are UNC School of Law Professor Bernard Burk, Parker Poe attorney William Pappas, BB&T Senior VP/Insurance Division General Counsel Tammy Stringer and Capitol Broadcasting Company General Counsel Jennifer Venable.

The Dan K. Moore Program takes place from 09:30 - 15:00 at the UNC School of Law. The session provides 4 hours of CLE credit in ethics and professional responsibility.

As Womble Carlyle’s Deputy General Counsel, Alison Bost supervises the team of attorneys and paralegals that advises the firm on all legal issues, including conflicts of interest, lateral hiring, firm expansion initiatives, personnel issues, legal ethics and professional responsibility, and risk management.  Bost also manages outside counsel on litigation matters involving the firm.  In addition, firm clients rely on Bost for legal guidance on ethics-related issues relevant to their particular businesses.  She regularly provides training on ethics issues both to firm attorneys and staff and to firm clients and is a regular speaker on legal ethics topics at various continuing legal education programs.