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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2-Adversity to Former Clients

54-Insurance Defense Lawyers

A lawyer hired by a plaintiff's insurer to file a grounds of defense and interrogatories on behalf of an uninsured defendant may not (after the case is settled) then file a subrogation action on behalf of the insurer against the defendant, even if the lawyer never interviewed the defendant.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn