Book Review: Treatise Covers the Bases on the Defense of Civil and Criminal Probes
First published in 2011, and now in its fourth edition, this handbook of best practices for handling government investigations makes important contributions to the professionalism of this preeminent area of the law.
By Jeffrey M. Winn
New York Law Journal
July 13, 2018
Defending Corporations and Individuals in Government Investigations
Edited by Daniel J. Fetterman & Mark P. Goodman
Reviewed by Jeffrey M. Winn
Thompson Reuters, Toronto, 1206 pages, $233.
One particularly effective chapter is titled “Defending Individuals in Government Investigations,” written by Karen Seymour and Allison Caffarone. The 40-page chapter comprehensively analyzes the wide range of issues that such a client representation entails, including the client’s role in the investigation, conflicts of interest, joint representation, understanding and managing your client, accessing documents, whether your client should speak with government counsel and company counsel, obstruction of justice issues, payment issues, and special considerations for clients located outside the United States.
Read the full review on the New York Law Journal website.