Attys Shouldn't Overlook Obligations To Potential Clients

Sarah Sweeney and Thomas Wilkinson authored an Expert Analysis article in Law360 discussing how The American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility recently issued Formal Opinion 492 and what this means for prospective clients. The opinion serves as an important reminder to attorneys that prospective clients are indeed owed certain duties, and that even a short consultation that does not lead to a retention could disqualify the lawyer — and even the lawyer's entire firm — from undertaking a future representation of a different person or entity.

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Sarah Sweeney

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