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Jan 8, 2019

Stacy Moon, a shareholder with the F&B Law Firm and past chair of DRI’s Professionalism and Ethics Committee, joins the show to discuss conflicts of interest when representing multiple insureds. Stacy identifies common ethical pitfalls for an attorney in a multiple insured, single defense situation. She explains how defense counsel may proactively avoid certain conflicts through a written disclosure or a compromise between the insureds. Stacy also describes how defense counsel and the insurer should handle a conflict of interest that arises in the midst of litigation. She concludes by offering her three best rules of thumb for an attorney facing a potential conflict situation.