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The Ethics of Lawyer Movement (New York Law Journal)

New York Law Journal, November 22, 2023 

The Ethics of Lawyer Movement 

This article considers a recent opinion from the New York City Bar Association Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics Opinion 2023-1 (the Opinion) on the topic of attorneys departing from a law firm. This is a subject we have frequently discussed in this column in the past, albeit not recently, and this opinion is a useful summary of the guiding principles involved when lawyers move between law firms. 

Opinion 2023-1: Ethical Obligations of Lawyers and Law Firms Relating to Attorney Departures: