Business Law

Business Law News 2015, Issue 4

MCLE Article: The No Contact Rule Actually DOES Apply to Transactional Lawyers

Neil J Wertlieb and Nancy T. Avedissian*

Neil J Wertlieb is a corporate partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in Los Angeles. He is a former Chair of the California State Bar’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, a former Chair of the Business Law Section of the California State Bar, and a former Co-Chair of the Corporations Committee of the Business Law Section. He is also the General Editor of Ballantine & Sterling: California Corporation Laws, an Adjunct Professor at UCLA Law School, and a frequent speaker and expert witness on corporate transactions, corporate governance, and attorney ethics.

Nancy T. Avedissian is the General Counsel and Vice President, Legal Affairs, at Worldwide Clinical Trials, a global provider of clinical research services to the pharmaceutical industry. Ms. Avedissian is a former corporate associate and colleague of Mr. Wertlieb’s at Milbank.

(Check the end of this article for information on how to access 1.0 self-study credit.)

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