LEO: Corporation — Attorney as Employee LE Op. 877
Corporation — Attorney as Employee.
April 1, 1987
It is not proper for an attorney to solicit indemnification from a corporate employer which limits the liability of the attorney's own legal malpractice. It is not improper for an attorney to solicit indemnification from a corporate employer for malpractice resulting from the attorney rendering advice to third parties at the corporate employer's request provided the attorney does not limit his liability and is, in fact, liable for malpractice. [DR:6-102, DR:5-106(B)]
Committee Opinion April 1, 1987
See also LE Op. 1211, LE Op. 1364, and LE Op. 1413
LEO: Corporation - Attorney as Employee, LE Op. 877 (1987)