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Anthony Davis Authors "Technology and Ethics—Two New Risks for Lawyers" in the New York Law Journal

November 4, 2016

New York, NYAnthony E. Davis, a Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP partner and member of the Lawyers for the Profession® group authored the article, "Technology and Ethics—Two New Risks for Lawyers," for the New York Law Journal. The article examines the ethical and risk management implications of two insidious consequences of our dependence on technology. The first concerns lawyers' duties when they first become aware that hackers are trying to misdirect a settlement payment. The second arises from the ability of email users to attach "beacons" to emails that allow senders to learn whether and when an email has been opened by the recipient without informing the recipient that the beacon is in place.

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Anthony Davis is best described as a lawyer's lawyer and focuses his practice on the laws that govern lawyers. He advises attorneys and law firms on legal professional and ethics issues, law firm creation, merger and dissolution, risk management and loss control. Mr. Davis is a Lecturer-in-Law at the Columbia University School of Law, teaching "Professional Responsibility Issues in Business Practice." Mr. Davis has served as a member of the New York City Bar Professional Ethics Committee and is a former Chair of the Professional Development Committee.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.

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