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

A lawyer may represent a creditor against a corporation's note's endorser even though the corporation is represented by the lawyer's former partner (who was also acting as the corporation's lawyer while the two lawyers were partners) as long as the lawyer had no knowledge of the corporation's affairs.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn