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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15-Representing Other Entities - Miscellaneous

34-Limiting Liability to Clients

57-In-House Lawyers

In-house lawyers do have attorney-client relationship with employer, and therefore may not ask for an indemnity agreement. [This LEO was overruled by Rule 1.8(h), which permits such indemnity agreements if the corporation is separately represented.]

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