Do Strict Outside Counsel Guidelines Hurt The Profession?
Law360 (April 20, 2020, 7:39 PM EDT) -- An American Bar Association presentation on Monday offered two opposing perspectives on a debate that's raging over whether outside counsel guidelines place too many restrictions on attorneys, with one speaker saying a "total disparity of bargaining power" has led to "frighteningly" onerous provisions.
Clyde & Co. LLP of counsel Anthony Davis highlighted instances in which he believes outside counsel guidelines, which corporate legal departments often require their law firms to agree to before beginning representation, go "too far" by restricting the outside attorneys when it comes to conflicts of interest and confidentiality beyond what the rules of professional conduct prohibit....
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!