Overview

In “Ethics in Negotiations,” Ari Telisman, Director of the NAGTRI Center for Legal Advocacy and Faculty Development explores ethics related issues when conducting negotiations. This course will begin by exploring the ethical obligations lawyers have when representing an organization or agency and conclude with determining how to assess whether a threat in a negotiation is permissible under the Rules of Professional Conduct.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand your ethical obligations when representing an organization or agency in a negotiation.
  • Know the ethical requirements of communicating with clients in a negotiation.
  • Distinguish puffing or posturing in a negotiation from an unethical false statement.
  • Assess whether a threat in a negotiation is permissible under the Rules of Professional Conduct.