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

Law firms representing a state political subdivision developing an industrial park and issuing industrial revenue bonds may also serve as bond counsel for the lender and represent a developer (the applicant for the bonds), because the clients are sophisticated "users of money and legal services" and their interests are not inconsistent.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn