Stand Up CLE: The Most Hated Man in America

Zach McGee
October 21, 2017
Legal Ethics


We all know that CLE programs are boring and a chore to watch. But we’re breaking the rules – a CLE program that’s intentionally funny and (gasp) entertaining, yet somehow still informative. In the latest installment of this popular series, Zach McGee takes on “PharmaBro” Martin Shkreli, the “Most Hated Man in America.” In this legal ethics program, Mr. McGee provides practical guidance to lawyers should they ever find themselves representing a smart, arrogant, manipulative fraudster like Mr. Shkreli. Reserve your seat today and we’ll waive the two-drink minimum!

This program will not only review the Model Rules of Ethics, but the SEC's Rule 205 and how it regulates the conduct of lawyers who represent public companies.

ABA Model Rule 1.2, 1.6, 1.13, 1.16, 4.1 and 8.4. 17 Code of Federal Regulation 205


Zach McGee, Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA

Zach leads worldwide business affairs for Sony’s home entertainment division. Before moving to Sony, he was the Senior Vice President, Head of Business & Legal Affairs at Miramax, a leading independent film and television studio. Before joining Miramax, Zach was a Vice President, Legal Affairs, with NBC Universal, Inc. Prior to moving in-house, he was an associate with Davis Polk. Zach clerked for the Honorable Michael B. Mukasey, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, and he received his Masters of Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Zach also has taught negotiation ethics for lawyers as an Adjunct Professor at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University.

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