LEO: Conflict of Interest - Prior LE Op. 718
Conflict of Interest - Prior Employment.
August 30, 1985
It is improper for an attorney to represent a client against the
attorney's former corporate employer in a claim substantially related to
the attorney's prior employment. It is also improper for the attorney's
law firm to represent the client against the corporation and it is
improper for the attorney to divulge a confidence or secret of the
corporation. [ DR:4-101, DR:5-105(D) and (E)]
Committee Opinion August 30, 1985
See also LE Op. 807, LE Op. 1225, and LE Op. 1419.