We have extensive experience representing law firms and lawyers in litigation involving legal malpractice, professional misconduct, and violation of federal and state laws and regulations. We have assisted in-house general counsel and corporate lawyers with navigating the ethical considerations that arise from their business-focused practice and the complex business transactions their practice supports.  Our professional liability and ethics practice includes:

  • Legal Malpractice Litigation
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Professional Negligence and Misconduct Litigation
  • Conflict of Interest Counseling
  • Ethics Compliance
  • Unlicensed Practice of Law Counseling

Representative Matters

Defense of Litigation Malpractice Claims:

Represented law firm and individual lawyer against claims of alleged professional negligence arising from a complex intellectual property litigation.

Defense of Litigation Misconduct Claims:

Represented a top 50 national law firm and its Fortune 500 client in litigation arising from alleged litigation misconduct.

Conflict of Interest Counseling:

Counseled in-house general counsel on conflict of interest considerations arising from various contemplated business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions.

Ethics Counseling:

Counseled in-house general counsel on ethical considerations arising from potential dual representation of affiliated corporate clients.

Unlicensed Practice of Law:

Counseled corporate clients on issues of unlicensed practice of law in consideration of contemplated business operations.