2nd Circ. Tells Employment Atty To Shape Up Or Else

Law360, New York (March 7, 2013, 5:46 PM EST) -- A Connecticut employment lawyer must improve on his "poor quality" lawyering or risk having his clients sign a waiver saying they know about the problems, the Second Circuit said Thursday in an unusual criticism.

The appeals court said that if New Haven, Conn.-based John R. Williams did not improve his practice, they would consider making his clients sign an affidavit that said they had read appeals court opinions slamming his skills.

The court made the unorthodox critique — opinions tend to focus to the merits of...
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