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attorney ethics opinions

Mr. Grayson has been retained by law firms to research and write ethics opinions on a variety of topics, including:

  • whether a proposed advertising compaign complies with the ethics rules
  • whether the actions of an attorney in a real estate transaction resulted in malpractice and if so, what chance the client has of recovering damages
  • under what circumstances an attorney must self-report a conviction
  • whether a proposed representation would result in a conflict of interest
  • whether there was an attorney-client relationship in a real estate matter
  • whether a proposed marketing arrangement complies with the ethics rules
  • whether the drafting of certain documents for use before a federal agency could be deemed to be the unauthorized practice of law
  • what work, if any, a disbarred attorney can do at a law firm
  • whether a proposed business relationship conforms to the ethics rules
  • whether a law firm is subject to the oversight of a governing body under the 1993 Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption
  • whether it is proper for a medical consulting expert to request a fee contingent on the successful completion of the case
  • whether an attorney on senior status from his firm may form a separate entity and enter into a management agreement with his prior firm to manage it for a management fee
  • whether an attorney suspended in New York State can practice in a federal court
  • whether a proposed attorney network complies with the ethics rules

Law Offices of Richard E. Grayson
New York Ethics & Professional Responsibility Litigation Attorney
200 Mamaroneck Avenue
Suite 602
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914.682.0037
Fax: 914.684.0646

The Law Offices of Richard E. Grayson represents lawyers and judges against charges of professional misconduct or ethics violations, and counsels bar applicants and attorneys about ethical issues.  The firm serves attorneys and judges in the First and Second Departments and throughout New York State.

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation.

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