July 18, 2012 Articles

Ethical Pitfalls When In-House Counsel Represent Pro Bono Clients

Make sure you don't run afoul of state licensing and disciplinary rules.

By Bruce Rubin and James Walker

There are important hurdles that inside corporate counsel need to clear so that they can do pro bono work without running afoul of state licensing and disciplinary rules. Every one of them can be cleared, to the lasting satisfaction of the lawyers and, more importantly, their pro bono clients. We address the major ones below.

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