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Everyday Ethical Considerations for the M&A Attorney

MCLE Credits: 1.00 including 1.00 MCLE, 1.00 Ethics

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Business and Commercial |  Ethics |  Mergers and Acquisitions
Ashton Butcher |  Kyle Park
32 Minutes
Audio and Video
Product Type:
On Demand
Access for 30 day(s) after purchase.


Sponsored by the Dallas Bar Association's Mergers & Acquisitions Section. This program will cover: 
1.Preserving attorney-client privilege in M&A transactions
2.Addressing recurring conflicts of interest and understanding who the client is
3.Candor in negotiations: advocacy; deceit and fairness
4.Inadvertently disclosed information
5.Recording phone calls or meetings
6.Direct communications with opposing client


Ashton Butcher's Profile

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Ashton Barrineau Butcher is an associate in the corporate practice, focusing on public and private mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, corporate governance, and general corporate and securities matters.

Practice & Background
Ms. Butcher received her B.A. with special honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 2011 and her J.D. magna cum laude from Southern Methodist University School of Law in 2014, where she was associate managing editor for the SMU Law Review. While in law school, she served as an extern for The Honorable Catharina Haynes of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and as an intern with The Honorable Reed O’Connor and The Honorable A. Joe Fish, both of the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas. Ms. Butcher also served as a tutor for 1L Property in SMU’s Academic Skills Assistance Program.

Community Involvement
Ms. Butcher’s community, civic and charitable activities include:

Member of the Board of Trustees, Texas International Theatrical Arts Society (TITAS)

J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2014
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, with special distinction, 2011

Kyle Park's Profile

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Jones Day

Kyle Park's practice focuses on domestic and international M&A, private equity, and general corporate and securities matters. He also provides general corporate counseling to companies, including on general corporate governance issues and commercial contracts.

Kyle has advised clients in various industries, including energy, pharmaceutical products, consumer products, and real estate. He is currently a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association.

Southern Methodist University (J.D. magna cum laude 2014; Order of the Coif; Corporate Directors' Institute Editor, SMU Law Review); University of Colorado (B.S. in Business Administration and B.A. in Communications 2011)



Overall:      4.3

Total Reviews: 14


Shelley H - McKinney, Texas

"The presenter should always repeat the question! Information is good and relevant. Would like to hear more detail on ethics surrounding metadata."

Jonathan H - Dallas, Texas

"Nice, clean presentation. Appreciated the litigation-related tip at the end. However, the written materials should be made downloadable."

Margaret C - Dallas, Texas

"not practicing"