The Curious Case of Advance Conflicts Waivers

Legal Ethics, Volume 18, Number 2, 2015

5 Pages Posted: 13 Jan 2016

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Benjamin P. Cooper

University of Mississippi School of Law

Date Written: December 3, 2015

Abstract

Are broad advance conflicts waivers enforceable? This short article, which appears as the Correspondent's Report from the United States in the journal Legal Ethics, describes two recent cases in which U.S. courts upheld broad advance waivers of conflict of interests made by sophisticated clients.

Suggested Citation

Cooper, Benjamin P., The Curious Case of Advance Conflicts Waivers (December 3, 2015). Legal Ethics, Volume 18, Number 2, 2015, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2698897

Benjamin P. Cooper (Contact Author)

University of Mississippi School of Law ( email )

Lamar Law Center
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677
United States

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