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Who Owns the Privilege in M&A and Other Corporate Transactions?

Speaker(s): Daniel C. Zinman, James Q. Walker
Recorded on: Feb. 6, 2020
PLI Program #: 294861

Daniel C. Zinman concentrates his practice in regulatory proceedings, internal investigations, white collar criminal defense matters and commercial litigations. He often represents banks, broker-dealers, investment advisors, corporate officers, securities professionals, lawyers and other entities and individuals in connection with investigations and inquiries by the DOJ, SEC, FINRA and other governmental entities and SROs. Mr. Zinman also represents companies and senior executives in connection with complex commercial litigations and arbitrations, including securities class action lawsuits.
Mr. Zinman has served as the Court appointed Receiver, and as lead counsel to the Court appointed Receiver, for several companies. In addition, he helps companies develop and implement comprehensive ethics and compliance policies, procedures and training programs.

Mr. Zinman was recognized as a New York Super Lawyer in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 for his business and securities litigation work as well as his white collar criminal defense expertise. He is also an Adjunct Legal Writing Professor at Fordham University School of Law, where he teaches legal writing.

Honors & Awards
Selected by Super Lawyers magazine as New York Super Lawyer in Business Litigation, Securities Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense (2009-2012)

Professional & Community Affiliations
Adjunct Legal Writing Professor, Fordham University School of Law

James Walker concentrates in government investigations and enforcement proceedings, complex commercial litigation, professional liability and legal ethics.  Mr. Walker represents companies and senior executives in investigations of potential violations of the securities laws, and law firms and lawyers in litigations and proceedings involving investigations of criminal, regulatory and/or professional misconduct claims.  Mr. Walker is the Chair of the New York County Lawyer’s Association Professional Ethics Committee.  He has served on the New York City Bar’s Professional Discipline, Professional and Judicial Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and Securities Regulation Committees, and on the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics, where he has been a member since 1996.  Mr. Walker frequently lecturers on legal ethics, internal investigations and corporate governance, and has published articles addressing on attorney-client privilege, professional ethics, and issues arising under the securities laws.