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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12-Withdrawing Lawyers (Including Non-Compete Issues)

38-Fee Splitting

A professional corporation's agreement may not contain a covenant not to compete after withdrawal. The corporation may not demand part of withdrawing lawyer's future fees because it would be impermissible fee-splitting.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn