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April 22, 2021

ABA asks Senate leaders to remove the Persuader Rule provision from PRO Act, other legislation

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 — American Bar Association President Patricia Lee Refo sent a letter this week to Senate leaders urging them to remove the Persuader Rule provision from the PRO Act (S. 420 and H.R. 842) and to oppose any efforts to include the provision in the upcoming infrastructure package or any other legislation.

 In the letter, Refo also expressed the ABA's concerns that the provision would undermine the confidential attorney-client relationship and the right to counsel by requiring employers' attorneys to report confidential client information to the federal government.

Read the full letter here.

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