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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13-Marketing - Miscellaneous

45-Law Firms - Miscellaneous

A law firm may use terms such as "affiliated" and "associated" in describing other firms as long as the terms are not misleading. [Overruled in ABA LEO 388.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn