Atty Scandals Don't Have To Taint Firm: Experts

Law360, New York (November 5, 2009, 8:27 PM EST) -- Ethics scandals, such as the arrest of a Ropes & Gray LLP associate for alleged insider trading and claims that a Troutman Sanders LLP partner scored kickbacks, can cast a pall over an entire firm even if only one attorney gets nabbed, industry experts say.

The news Thursday of the alleged malfeasance by a Ropes & Gray associate and the head of two of Troutman Sanders' real estate practice groups doesn't necessarily signify a BigLaw culture of corruption, experts said, even in an industry that also...
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