Outside Ethics Counsel

Dayna serves as outside legal ethics and regulatory counsel to dozens of law firms of all sizes, multinational corporate legal departments, and government counsel throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond. She provides practical, experienced and strategic advice and counsel to lawyers and their organizations on the legal, ethical, risk management and compliance issues they face every day including:

  • Law firm formation, organization, management and dissolution
  • Lawyer as employer
  • Client engagement and termination
  • Permissible fee structures
  • Conflicts of interest including waivers and screens
  • Attorney-client privilege
  • Lawyer disqualification
  • Lawyer mobility and lateral hiring
  • Multi-jurisdictional practice and the unauthorized practice of law
  • Use of social media