December 09, 2019 3 minutes to read · 700 words

Lawyer Forfeits Contingency Cut for Violating Ethics Rules

By Laura W. Givens

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Reprinted with permission from Litigation News, Summer 2019 (44:4), at 8. ©2019 by the American Bar Association. All rights reserved. This information or any or portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association.

A fee-sharing agreement between attorneys from different firms and different states is unenforceable absent the client’s consent to the arrangement in writing.

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