LEO: Conflict of Interest - Former Client LE Op. 803
Conflict of Interest - Former Client.
May 27, 1986
When an attorney's law firm has previously formed a corporation for
clients of the firm, it is not ethically improper for the attorney to
represent the wife of one of the shareholders of the corporation in an
adverse action against the shareholder, unless confidences or secrets
gained by the wife's attorney by reason of the prior representation may be
used to the advantage of the wife or disadvantage of the husband. [ DR:4-
Committee Opinion May 27, 1986
See also LE Op. 1196.