LEO: Conflict of Interest — Representation of, LE Op. 933
Conflict of Interest — Representation of Client Adverse to Former Client.
June 11, 1987
It is not improper for an attorney to represent a plaintiff against a defendant who was a former client if the matters are not the same or substantially related to the earlier representation and no confidences or secrets were earned in the prior representation which could be used to the advantage of the former client. [DR:4-101(B)(3); DR:5-105(D); LE Op. 672, LE Op. 662, LE Op. 635, LE Op. 441 and LE Op. 284]
Committee Opinion June 11, 1987
See also LE Op. 1313
LEO: Conflict of Interest - Representation of, LE Op. 933 (1987)