Title
Ethics Committee Report
By
RothsteE
Description
368 ETHICS 2009 Annual Report1 On December 19, 2009, John Steele noted in his blog on the Legal Ethics Forum that the ABA’s decision to amend Model Rule 1.10 on imputation of conflicts of interest was one of the top ten legal ethics stories of 2009.2 The amended Rule 1.10 provides law firms that hire attorneys from another firm a screening mechanism to prevent potential conflicts of interest from being imputed to the hiring firm. Although there was some initial confusion following the adoption of...

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