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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5-Lawyers Changing Jobs

71-Representing Corporations

A lawyer leaving a firm that represents a corporation (but who did not work on corporation's matters) may represent a plaintiff against the corporation in a related matter, because the current representation is not adverse to the corporation.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn