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 represent both a corporation and a former employee on unrelated matters, but may not also represent either one in their dispute against the other.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn