These summaries were prepared by McGuireWoods LLP lawyer Thomas E. Spahn. They are based on the letter opinions issued by the Virginia State Bar. Any editorial comments reflect Mr. Spahn's current personal views, and not the opinions of the Virginia State Bar, McGuireWoods or its clients. 
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16-Lawyer's Personal Interests

71-Representing Corporations

As long as the client consents after full disclosure, a corporation's lawyer may represent the corporation in a breach of contract action even though the lawyer was to personally benefit under the contract that was breached.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn