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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8-Bills and Fees

38-Fee Splitting

52-Fees in Family Law Cases

57-In-House Lawyers

A for-profit corporate employer may not share in fees generated by one of its in-house lawyers (above the level required to reimburse the corporation for any expenses incurred) and may not share in any court-ordered fees above the level required to reimburse the corporation.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn