Scott Austin Speaks at the ABA Section of Litigation Food Supplements Annual Workshop
Gentry Locke attorney Scott Austin was a speaker at the ABA Food & Supplements conference in Wayzata, Minnesota. He and his panel dealt with the Ethical Issues Arising from Governmental Investigations and Potential Criminal Charges Under the Park Doctrine.
With the increased scrutiny of food companies, potential criminal sanctions have become a reality. This panel reviewed the implications of the Park Doctrine for food and supplement companies and discuss the ethical issues that arise for counsel handling those investigations.
Additional panelists included:
- Jerry Wilhelm
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Minneapolis, MN
- Jan M. Conlin
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP, Minneapolis, MN