Neil Wertlieb Interviewed by Variety for a Series of Articles on Corporate Liability in Sexual Harassment Claims
Neil Wertlieb was interviewed by entertainment industry trade Variety about how a wave of sexual harassment claims has raised corporate liability issues. “We’ve reached a massive turning point with the flood of women and men feeling comfortable coming forward with their stories,” says Neil Wertlieb, an adjunct professor at UCLA School of Law, and whose Wertlieb Law Corp. specializes in. . . [Read More.]
Earlier this year, the California State Bar proposed 70 new and amended Rules of Professional Conduct to replace the 46 rules that currently govern the conduct of attorneys in California. Several of the proposed rules contemplate controversial or important changes to the current rules or impose new obligations in California. Neil Wertlieb’s article, entitled “Best Behavior: Proposed Conduct Rules,” which. . . [Read More.]
Neil Wertlieb successfully completed training in “Mediating the Litigated Case” at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law (Summer 2017). The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, which conducts this six-day, 42-hour program, is one of the world’s leading educational programs in the field of dispute resolution.
Corporate Partner Neil Wertlieb retired from the law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP on December 31, 2016 after over 21 years at the firm. Effective January 1, 2017, Mr. Wertlieb launched Wertlieb Law Corp, where he will provide expert witness and expert consulting services to parties or their attorneys in litigation and arbitration matters. The two primary areas. . . [Read More.]
Neil Wertlieb presented at the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California in San Diego, California, on September 30, 2016. Mr. Wertlieb was a co-panelist for a program entitled “The Effective and Ethical Use of Expert Witnesses.” The program explored the use of expert witnesses in litigation. Topics included: how to effectively use an expert; the ethical and practical. . . [Read More.]
Neil Wertlieb was interviewed by Lexis Practice Advisor Journal recently, in a wide-ranging Q&A feature about his practice, his work as an expert witness, what he teaches law students at UCLA, his role as former GC for the LA Kings Hockey Team, and more. To read the interview, which was entitled “An Overview of Corporate Transactional Practice & Expert Witnessing,”. . . [Read More.]
Neil Wertlieb’s article, entitled “What Transactional Lawyers Should Know About Conflicts of Interest,” was published in 2016 in the Business Law News, a publication of the State Bar of California. Unlike litigants, parties to a business transaction often share common goals and interests. The presence of a common goal, however, does not mean the absence of a conflict of interest.. . . [Read More.]