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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34-Limiting Liability to Clients

54-Insurance Defense Lawyers

57-In-House Lawyers

71-Representing Corporations

An in-house lawyer may not obtain an indemnification agreement. [Rule 1.8(h) permits such indemnity agreements if the corporation is separately represented.]

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