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.