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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12-Withdrawing Lawyers (Including Non-Compete Issues)

A law firm may reduce pay-outs to a withdrawing lawyer who leaves with other lawyers or takes business. [This LEO was overruled in LEO 1556.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn