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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2-Adversity to Former Clients

71-Representing Corporations

A lawyer who formerly represented a closely held corporation (on small collection matters unrelated to corporate structure, policy or the relationship between the shareholders) may represent one of the two 50% shareholders in litigation against the other shareholder.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn