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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10-Former Government Lawyer Conflicts

69-Lawyers Acting as Expert Witnesses

A former government patent examiner may act as an expert witness regarding issues on which the examiner had not worked and for which the examiner had no substantial responsibility while a public employee.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn