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Publications

2012
Legal Ethics Opinions Concerning In-House Corporate Counsel
2009
Ethics Issues in Corporate Compliance (chapter 57)
2008
Unique Dilemmas Facing Corporate Counsel: E-Ethics in Today's eDiscovery World (chapter 26)
New York
1540 Broadway
New York, NY 10036-4039
Tel. +1.212.858.1604
Fax. +1.212.858.1500
Admissions
State of New York
Education
J.D., New York University School of Law, 1977
cum laude, Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, Annual Survey of American Law
B.A., Yale University, 1974
magna cum laude

Professionals

David G. Keyko

David G. Keyko
Partner

Events

Upcoming Events

Pillsbury Participating
10/15/2014
2014 Law Firm Symposium
The Fairmont Millennium Park
Pillsbury litigation partner, David Keyko, will participate in the panel discussion titled "Home and Away: Hazards in Co-Counsel, Local Counsel, and Referral Relationships" at the 2014 Law Firm Symposium on Wednesday, October 15th in Chicago, IL.

Past Events

Pillsbury Participating
7/9/2014
Class Action Litigation 2014
PLI New York Center
Pillsbury Litigation partner, David Keyko, will present "Ethics in Class Action Litigation" at Practising Law Institute’s Class Action Litigation 2014 seminar on Wednesday, July 9th in New York.
Pillsbury Participating
5/19/2014
Pre-trial Practice 2014
Live Webcast or PLI New York Center
David Keyko will present during PLI's Pre-trial Practice 2014 CLE session on May 19th.
Pillsbury Participating
3/11/2014
Fundamentals of Taking and Defending Depositions 2014
Live Webcast or PLI New York Center
David Keyko will present during the "Ethical Dilemmas Arising With Depositions," session on March 11th at 3:30 pm.
Pillsbury Sponsored
1/23/2014
Pillsbury's 2014 CLE Marathon – Silicon Valley
Pillsbury's Silicon Valley office
Pillsbury Sponsored
Pillsbury Sponsored
1/16/2014
Pillsbury's 2014 CLE Marathon – San Diego
Pillsbury's San Diego office
Pillsbury Sponsored
1/14/2014
Pillsbury's 2014 CLE Marathon – Los Angeles
Pillsbury's Los Angeles office
Pillsbury Participating
1/3/2014
Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014
PLI New York Center
David Keyko will present during the "How to Avoid Tripping on Ethical Pitfalls When You're Learning to Walk: Ethics for New Lawyers," session on January 3rd at 8:30 am. Using a series of vignettes, this panel will review everyday ethics issues that arise in law practice.
Pillsbury Participating
9/30/2013
Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2013
PLI New York Center

David Keyko will present a session titled "How to Avoid Tripping on Ethical Pitfalls When You're Learning to Walk: Ethics for New Lawyers," as part of the Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys series.

Pillsbury Sponsored
9/25/2013
Pillsbury's 2013 CLE Marathon – Virginia
Virginia- Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
Pillsbury Participating
7/10/2013
Class Action Litigation 2013
Live Webcast, Or
Practising Law Institute

Class action lawsuits remain an integral and exciting part of high stakes litigation and the courts, including the Supreme Court, have taken notice.

Please join Pillsbury Partner, David Keyko, as he presents on ethics at this year’s Class Action Litigation seminar.

Pillsbury Participating
3/12/2013
Taking and Defending Depositions 2013
PLI New York Center

David Keyko will be speaker on a panel titled "Ethical Dilemmas Arising with Depositions."

Pillsbury Participating
12/17/2012
Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2012
PLI New York Center

Event chairperson, David Keyko, will lead an informative seminar on ethics for corporate lawyers.

Pillsbury Sponsored
10/3/2012
Pillsbury's 2012 CLE Marathon – Virginia
Virginia- Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

Robin Jones presented "Negotiating Middle Market Loan Agreements: How Not to Lose Your Shirt."

Webinar
8/8/2012
Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2012
David Keyko will present a session titled "How to Avoid Tripping on Ethical Pitfalls When You're Learning to Walk:  Ethics for New Lawyers," as part of the Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys series.
Pillsbury Participating
5/21/2012
Pretrial Practice 2012
PLI New York Center
David Keyko is chairing an all-day course on pretrial practice in federal civil litigation, which has undergone tremendous change. As fewer civil cases are tried, the standards of pretrial practice have replaced trials as the focus of litigation. How will the changing nature of litigation affect your practice?
Pillsbury Sponsored
3/1/2012
Pillsbury's 2012 CLE Marathon – New York
New York- Crowne Plaza Times Square

Nora Burke and James Chudy presented "Taxing New Laws and Regulations: Punishing the Good Guys?"

Pillsbury Sponsored
1/20/2012
Pillsbury's 2012 CLE Marathon — San Francisco
San Francisco- St. Regis, SF

Marc Axelbaum, Aaron Dyer and Bruce Ericson presented "'I Never Saw It Coming' Said the Beach: Recent Waves in the White Collar Enforcement Arena."

Pillsbury Sponsored
1/18/2012
Pillsbury's 2012 CLE Marathon — Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley- Silicon Valley office

David Furbush and Allison Leopold Tilley presented "Special Board Committees— What You Need to Know."

Pillsbury Sponsored
1/12/2012
Pillsbury's 2012 CLE Marathon — San Diego

San Diego- Carmel Valley office

Joseph Lynyak presented "Dodd-Frank from 10,000 Feet."

Pillsbury Sponsored
1/10/2012
Pillsbury's 2012 CLE Marathon — Los Angeles
Los Angeles- J.W. Marriott

Joseph Lynyak presented "Dodd-Frank from 10,000 Feet."

Pillsbury Sponsored
9/27/2011
Pillsbury's 2011 CLE Marathon – Virginia
Virginia- Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

Douglas Grimm presented "The Top Ten Things You Need to Know About the Health Care Reform Act."

Pillsbury Participating
5/23/2011
Pretrial Practice 2011
PLI New York City Seminar Location

Join Pillsbury partners David Keyko and Wayne Matus as they participate in PLI’s Pretrial Practice 2011.

Pillsbury Sponsored
2/24/2011
Pillsbury's 2011 CLE Marathon – New York
New York- Crowne Plaza Times Square

Kevin Giordano presented "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Current Issues in States’ Tax Collections and Compliance."

Pillsbury Sponsored
1/27/2011
Pillsbury's 2011 CLE Marathon – San Diego
San Diego - Carmel Valley office

Frederick Lowell presented "A Regulatory Feast: Recent Developments in Political Law."

Pillsbury Sponsored
1/25/2011
Pillsbury's 2011 CLE Marathon – Los Angeles
Los Angeles - Beverly Hilton

David Stanton and Jenna Karadbil presented "To Produce or To Reasonably Withhold: Is That the Right Question?"

Pillsbury Participating
12/20/2010
Staying Out of Trouble 2010: What Every Attorney Must Know About Ethics
Practising Law Institute – New York Center
On December 20th, David Keyko will be participating in the panel, "Ethical Screening – Does it work?"
Pillsbury Participating
9/30/2010
Ethics, Discipline & Real World Obligations
City Bar Center for CLE
David Keyko will be a presenter in a CLE program entitled, "Ethics, Discipline & Real World Obligations".
Pillsbury Participating
9/24/2010
Same-Sex Spouses, Partners and Adult Adoptions: Trust Administration Issues Presented by Beneficiary Relationships
Sheraton Centre Toronto
In a panel moderated by Linda Kotis, David Keyko and Matt MacLean will discuss fiduciary and trust administration issues when a beneficiary has a same-sex spouse or partner. The program will address issues including: (1) how recognition of a beneficiary’s martial status and descendents an affect the trustee’s powers and duties; (2) recent high-profile adoption cases; and (3) ways attorneys and fiduciaries can mitigate litigation risks regarding nontraditional relationships.
Pillsbury Participating
8/4/2010
Global Financial Issues 2010: Preparing for the Future
Webinar
David Keyko will be a panelist on a session titled “Ethics and Potential Remedies”.
Pillsbury Participating
7/8/2010
Lawyers in Transition: The Legal and Ethical Issues to Consider When Changing Jobs
New York City Bar
David Keyko will be chairing a session on legal and ethical issues involved in both looking for a new job and changing jobs, with much of the discussion revolving around partners and associates switching firms.
Webinar
4/7/2010
Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2010
Webinar
David Keyko chairs a session on important ethics developments in federal litigation. The other panel members are federal judges.
Pillsbury Sponsored
2/23/2010
Same-Sex Spouses, Partners and Adult Adoptions—Trust Administration Issues Presented by Beneficiary Relationships
Live: Pillsbury's Washington DC office
David Keyko, Matthew MacLean, and Linda Kotis will speak on “Same-Sex Spouses, Partners and Adult Adoptions—Trust Administration Issues Presented by Beneficiary Relationships” on February 23, 2010. This program will review the changing legal landscape regarding status of relationships and its practical effect on trust administrations. Trust officers, trust account managers, private banking representatives, and financial planners at banks and trust companies are encouraged to attend.
Pillsbury Participating
12/21/2009
Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2009
PLI New York Center

David Keyko will chair the event, which covers topics including:

  • What are the ethical rules that apply to a business negotiation?
  • Responsibilities of the firm/legal environment, supervising, and subordinate attorneys for an attorneys' ethical lapse
  • E-discovery: Qualcomm, and other recent developments
  • Sarbanes-Oxley: attorney professional responsibility update
  • Multi-jurisdictional practice concerns in a global economy
  • Conflicts of interest: when waivers work and are appropriate
Pillsbury Sponsored
10/15/2009
A Trustee's Obligation to Recognize a Non-Traditional Spouse in Trust Administration
Live from:
Pillsbury's Northern Virginia office

This complimentary program will provide trust officers and private client representatives with practical advice and strategies on:

  • Determining when a same sex spouse is a “legal spouse” for trust distribution purposes (e.g., spouses are also trust beneficiaries or potential appointees)
  • Whether a trust beneficiary’s same sex spouse or domestic or civil union partner must be considered in determining distributions to the trust beneficiary (e.g., relationship of state law support obligations to trust interest)
  • In re Adoption of Patricia A. Spado and the legal and practical effects of a trust beneficiary’s adoption of a partner
  • Practice tips for when state law on status is not clear
Pillsbury Participating
10/6/2009
Ethics, Discipline and Real World Obligations
New York City Bar

The seminar will focus on the ethical and disciplinary issues confronting attorneys in everyday practice, including:

  • Conflicts of interest
  • Problems in representing closely-held entities
  • Fee issues
  • Common disciplinary complaints
  • Ethical responsibilities of partners and associates
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