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Legal Ethics Committee Weighs In on Disclosures by In-House Counsel

by Editors on November 1, 2012

Do you think you can disclose company confidences or secrets if you raise a claim against your company? You should read this recent D.C. Bar Legal Ethics opinion:

In-house lawyers suing their employers or clients for discrimination or a retaliatory firing can’t disclose any confidences or secrets, unless they’re defending against a counterclaim or affirmative defense, according to a new opinion from the D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Committee.

[Read: Legal Ethics Committee Weighs In on Disclosures by In-House Counsel at CorpCounsel]

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