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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3-Multiple Representations on the Same Matter

71-Representing Corporations

A lawyer may not represent both a corporation and its president (who is also the corporation's majority stockholder) if the corporation has a potential claim against the president.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn