Pro Bono Privacy Brawl Brewing At Upcoming NY Bar Summit

Law360, New York (January 17, 2014, 6:21 PM EST) -- Lingering anger over rules requiring New York lawyers to detail their pro bono work to the state have set an upcoming legal summit on a course for tension, sources say, with attorneys opposed to the requirement set to push the state's top judge to keep the data out of public view.

The opposition, which emanates chiefly from small- and solo law practices but is also seen as cutting between upstate and downstate interests, could generate a spirited floor fight at the New York State Bar Association's...
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