August 14, 2020

Statement of Opinion Practice

Statement of Opinion Practice

Statement of Opinion Practices (and Related Materials)
     ABA Legal Opinions Committee, 74(3) 801-818 (Summer 2019)

Development of Legal Opinion Practice as Reflected in The Business Lawyer
     Sylvia Fung Chin, Arthur Norman Field, Donald W. Glazer, and Stanley Keller, 75(3): 2041-2052 (Summer 2020)
As reflected in the reports published over the years in The Business Lawyer, third-party legal opinion practice has developed significantly during The Business Lawyer’s seventy-five years. That development was prompted by a seminal article on legal opinions published in 1973 in The Business Lawyer. Since then, The Business Lawyer has published numerous reports on legal opinion practice by the ABA Business Law Section’s Legal Opinions Committee and other bar groups, as well as many articles on legal opinions. Four participants in the development of legal opinion practice describe that development in this article and predict what might be expected going forward.