Faculty Profiles

Neil Wertlieb

Neil J Wertlieb

Lecturer in Law
B.S. Berkeley, 1980
J.D. Berkeley, 1984

Books

Lexis Practice Advisor: Ethics For In-House Counsel, Contributing Author (2015-present).
Ballantine & Sterling: California Corporation Laws (Neil Wertlieb, General Editor, LexisNexis, 2012-present).
Lifecycle of a Business. Course Reader (2002-present).

Articles

An Update: Rules of Professional Conduct, The Practioner (Summer 2018).
New Rules: The Entirely New Rules, Daily Journal (June 1, 2018). Part 3 of a 3-part series.
New Rules of Conduct: The Uncontroversial, But Important, Daily Journal (May 25, 2018). Part 2 of a 3-part series.
New Rules of Conduct: The Disruptive and Controversial, Daily Journal (May 18, 2018). Part 1 of a 3-part series.
Proposed New Ethics Rules, and Their Impact on Solo Practitioners, The Practitioner (Spring 2018).
The Proposed Rules of Professional Conduct, Business Law News (2018).
Proposed New Ethics Rules: What You Need to Know, Family Law News (2018).
Best Behavior: Proposed Conduct Rules, Los Angeles Lawyer (Nov. 2017).
Ethics Issues in the Use of Expert Witnesses, The Professional Lawyer (2017).
Special Coverage – Proposed Rules of Professional Conduct: Lawyer as Third-Party Neutral (Rule 2.4), Daily Journal (Sept. 11, 2017).
Special Coverage – Proposed Rules of Professional Conduct: Organization as Client (Rule 1.13), Daily Journal (April 24, 2017).
What Transactional Lawyers Should Know About Conflicts of Interest (with Nancy T. Avedissian), 2016(1) Business Law News (2016).
The No Contact Rule Actually DOES Apply to Transactional Lawyers (with Nancy T. Avedissian), 2015(4) Business Law News (2015).
The Rules of Professional Conduct DO Apply to In-House Lawyers (with Adam S. Bloom), 2015(3) Business Law News (2015).
Ethical Issues for the In-House Transactional Lawyer (with Adam S. Bloom ), 2010(2) Business Law News (2010).
Ex Parte Communications in a Transactional Practice (with Nancy T. Avedissian), 2009(1) Business Law News (2009).
Addressing Conflicts of Interest in a Transactional Practice (with Nancy T. Avedissian), 2008(4) Business Law News (2008).
Hostage Situation: Holders of Preferred Stock Can Become the Victims of Legal Blackmail by Common Stockholders When an Early-Stage Firm Fails - Unless They Take a Simple Step Up Front, The Deal (2004).