Copyright 2007, by the American Bar Association and The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Washington, D.C. Reprinted with permission. 22 Law. Man. Prof. Conduct 475 Obligations to Third Persons Defense Counsel Faulted for Directing Covert Investigation That Used Pretexting Lawyers for a defendant in a federal employment discrimination suit violated several ethics rules by directing undercover private investigators who posed as employees and contacted plaintiffs and potential class members, a...