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 law firm may not represent a client in an indemnity action against a party formerly represented in the same matter by a new associate in the firm, unless the party consents.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn