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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11-"Of Counsel" Relationship

20-Government Official Conflicts

No lawyer in a firm (even those who are "of counsel" to the firm) may lobby before the General Assembly or other legislative body when another lawyer in the firm is an elected member of that body.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn