Cleaving to Clients and Colleagues: Attorney Liability for Tortious Interference
Faulkner University, Jones School of Law; R+W Legal Consultants, LLC
December 1, 2010
Young Lawyer, American Bar Association, Vol. 15, No. 3, December 2010-January 2011
Are you an attorney who is thinking about soliciting clients of a competing law firm or leaving your current firm and taking clients and colleagues with you? You should pause before doing so and consider the possibility of being liable for a claim of tortious interference.
This short article explains when attorneys could be liable for tortious interference and discusses several acts that are improper and actionable (such as taking client files with you).
Number of Pages in PDF File: 1
Keywords: tortious interference, tortuous interference, interference, interfererAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: February 17, 2011 ; Last revised: March 12, 2013
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