Client Crisis Management: Navigating Public and Media Attention
Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013
Format: Live Webinar
Duration: 90 minutes
1:00 PM-2:30 PM Eastern
12:00 PM-1:30 PM Central
11:00 AM-12:30 PM Mountain
10:00 AM-11:30 AM Pacific
Are you ready if your client encounters a serious crisis that draws public and media attention? Do you have the skills to navigate the myriad legal issues, media scrutiny, and public concern typically associated with entertainment clients and other public figures in crisis?
This panel of veteran entertainment lawyers will discuss the basic considerations and approaches to crisis management for your clients, drawing on lessons learned from their personal legal careers as well as major cases in the public eye. They will review strategies to navigate the legal, business, and public relations aspects when the clock is ticking for your clients. They will also discuss what legal tools attorneys need to interact with people who may be facing major media attention.
In addition, they will discuss how attorneys can manage client tensions from the beginning, the consequences of a client’s actions in litigation, and how attorneys can effectively tailor their interactions to convey the legal realities of the case while maintaining client trust.
Darryl Cohen, Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Whiteman, LLC, Atlanta, GA
Ed McPherson, Partner, McPherson Rane LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Kirk T. Schroder, J.D., Ph.D., Partner, Schroder Fidlow, PLC, Richmond, VA
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