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Stephen Younger, Partner, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP to Speak at KCís Legal Series: Ethics for Attorneys: Hot Topics in 2012 Live Webcast on August 29, 2012


New York, NY, July 24, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced that Stephen Younger, Partner, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP will speak at the its event on “Legal Series: Ethics for Attorneys: Hot Topics in 2012 LIVE Webcast.” This two-hour event is scheduled on August 29, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.

For further info, visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2012_Ethics_Attorney.html

Event Synopsis:

All attorneys need to be up to date with respect to ethics. Not only because it is a requirement of your bar, it’s just good business to be up to speed.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and experts which will explore the critical and recent Ethics developments in law during a 2 hour Live Webcast.

They will address the following key issues:

- Ethical Considerations in the use of Internet
- Electronic File Maintenance
- Potential Ethical Problems –- What should lawyer do?
- Confidentiality
- Concept of Legal Ethics and the recent developments
- Up-to-the-minute regulatory updates.

About Stephen Younger

Stephen Younger, Past President of the New York State Bar Association, is a leading commercial litigator who is also well-known for his alternative dispute resolution work. Having been with Patterson Belknap since 1985, Mr. Younger has more than 25 years of experience as a commercial litigator. As a seasoned trial lawyer, he has tried many cases in federal and state court and before arbitration panels. He also frequently argues appeals, particularly in the appellate courts of New York. Based on his significant ADR experience, he is often called on to serve as an arbitrator or mediator in high-stake matters.

Mr. Younger’s clients include financial institutions, mutual funds, hedge funds, pension funds and venture capital firms involved in commercial, securities and real estate disputes. He has also developed an extensive practice representing Latin American companies in U.S.-related matters.

In addition to his elected position with the State Bar, Mr. Younger has sat on numerous New York State Bar Association committees. He is past Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, having previously served as Chair of its Securities Litigation Committee and of its ADR Committee. He is also a member of the ABA’s House of Delegates and chairs the ABA’s International Mediation Committee. He serves as the ABA’s representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

About Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Founded in 1919, Patterson Belknap is a law firm of over 200 lawyers delivering a full range of services across more than 20 practice groups in both litigation and commercial law. Its practice groups and attorneys are regularly ranked among the leaders in New York and nationally by the most respected industry guides, based on client and peer reviews. Clients include a diverse group of institutions and individuals: from pharmaceutical and medical device companies to major media and publishing empires; from consumer products companies to financial institutions; from fine art museums to famous entertainers; from foreign companies seeking to transact business on U.S. stock exchanges to U.S. companies doing business abroad.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.

The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org.
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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
1.800.578.4370
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Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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