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

71-Representing Corporations

A lawyer may not represent a corporation against an employee's estate when the lawyer's firm had previously represented the employee in the same matter.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn