Ethics

DOES COPYING YOUR LAWYER ON A COMMUNICATION CREATE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE?

Attorney/client privilege issues arise in every area of legal practice, including, of course, LLC formation practice.  The post under the link below addresses briefly an interesting attorney/client privilege question  that more than a few lawyers might answer incorrectly. Here’s the link:  http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/copying-legal-counsel-doesn-t-create-46690/

BLOG POST RE: REPRESENTING LLCS

Any time you help form a multi-member LLC, you face one or more and sometimes several issues of legal ethics.  The blog post under the link below is from Tom Rutledge, a leading U.S. LLC lawyer.  It provides a thoughtful discussion of some of these issues as they have arisen in a recent case.  I […]

TEN KEY ISSUES OF LEGAL ETHICS IN FORMING LLCs

You shouldn’t form LLCs for your clients unless you first identify for yourself all of the issues of professional ethics potentially relevant in these formations and ensure that you are able to comply with all of them.  In my view, there are 10 such issues.  In this article I’ll list each of them, with brief […]