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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69-Lawyers Acting as Expert Witnesses

As long as all clients consent, a lawyer may act as an expert witness for the US Attorney's Office even though a former employee of the criminal defendant is currently an officer of one of the lawyer's corporate clients. [It is unclear why consent would be required.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn