Corporate Practice: From the Model Code to the Model Rules to the States
Hamline University - School of Law; Hamline University
January 1, 1989
St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 34, p. 27, 1989
At one time, attorneys practicing corporate law throughout the United States had relatively uniform ethical obligations. The American Bar Association created the rules of conduct. However, some states have since revised their ethical standards for attorneys practicing corporate law. This article examines the Model Rules that relate specifically to corporate practice, reviewing provisions of the Model Code and Model Rules as well as critiquing the rules adopted by several states.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 49
Keywords: ABA, Model Code, Model Rules of Professional Conduct, ethical standards
Date posted: October 1, 2011