ABA To Tackle Controversial Conflict-Of-Interest Issues
Professor Deborah L. Rhode is quoted in a Law.com story about a change in conflict-of-interest rules regarding lawyers who move from one law firm to another:
Deborah Rhode, a legal ethics scholar and professor at Stanford Law School, said the proposal is "a change long overdue."
A modification to the rule would represent some "trade-offs," she said, but would also address the reality of modern private practice.
"To turn someone into a Typhoid Mary early in their careers is unfair," she said.