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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12-Withdrawing Lawyers (Including Non-Compete Issues)

An associate leaving a law firm may advise clients of the move, and the clients should be given the choice of staying with the firm or being represented by the associate, although the associate may not include in the announcement a list of services and fees.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn