LEO: Attorney as Lobbyist When Partner Is LE Op. 419
Attorney as Lobbyist When Partner Is a Member of
the Virginia General Assembly.
July 21, 1981
It is improper for a lawyer to lobby when his partner is a member of the
legislature, regardless of disclosure and abstention by the legislator and
disclosure by the lobbyist. [See II: DR:8-101(A)(1), DR:9-101(C).]
Committee Opinion July 21, 1981
See also LE Op. 1278, and LE Op. 1360.