Arizona Ethics Opinion 09-01
Lynda Shely
Arizona Ethics Opinion 09-01 © 2009 State Bar of Arizona. Reprinted with permission. 09-01: Restrictions on Right to Practice; Departing Lawyer 05/2009 A law firm may not employ associate lawyers using a contract that requires a departing associate to pay $3,500 to the law firm for each instance in which the departing associate continued to represent a law firm client. This requirement would violate the policy underlying ER 5.6 that puts the commercial interests of law firms secondary to the need...