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

5-Lawyers Changing Jobs

57-In-House Lawyers

71-Representing Corporations

A former in-house lawyer who advised a corporation's subsidiary may not now be adverse to the subsidiary after leaving the company, even if the lawyer has no recollection of involvement in the pertinent matter and claims not to have any confidential information.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn