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

54-Insurance Defense Lawyers

A lawyer representing several insureds may not arrange an aggregate settlement to which one of the clients objects; the lawyer must withdraw from the representation if a conflict develops between insured and insurer.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn