SDNY, EDNY Impose Self-Reporting For Disciplined Attys

Law360, New York (February 25, 2013, 3:23 PM EST) -- Attorneys practicing in the Southern and Eastern federal districts of New York are required to report any disciplinary order against them entered elsewhere, including disclosing if they were suspended, under a new rule that takes effect Monday.

The two bustling jurisdictions officially tacked a new section, Local Rule 1.5(h), to their disciplinary guidelines after officials adopted the revisions in December and a period for public comment expired.

Regardless of whether a lawyer consented, he or she is required to report any suspension, disbarment or censure order...
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