LEO: Restrictions on Practice Settlement, LE Op. 649

 

Restrictions on Practice Settlement Agreement by Attorney.

 

January 7, 1985

 

It is improper for a plaintiff's attorney to enter into a settlement agreement which includes, as a condition of settlement, that the plaintiff's attorney will not thereafter accept cases or prosecute similar claims against the same defendant. [DR:2-106(B)]

 

Committee Opinion January 7, 1985

 

LEO: Restrictions on Practice - Settlement, LE Op. 649 (1985)