June 02, 2011

Jenner & Block Associate April A. Otterberg will speak on “Ethical & Risk Management Issues Related to Lateral-Entry Attorneys,” at the Chicago Bar Association’s Attorney Malpractice Committee meeting being held on June 2, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Ms Otterberg will discuss topics including conflicts of interest, imputation & screening; due diligence in hiring lateral attorneys; ethical issues associated with a lateral attorney’s departure; and transition & orientation of lateral attorneys.

Ms. Otterberg is an associate in the Firm's Litigation Department.  She is a member of the Professional Responsibility, ERISA Litigation and Trademark, Advertising and Unfair Competition Practices. Ms. Otterberg’s professional responsibility practice includes defending lawyers and law firms in pending or threatened legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty matters. 

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