ABA adopts revised amendment to Rule 1.10 permitting screening provided that ……. [read text of amendment]

  109 From ABA mid year meeting website listing resolutions adopted by the House of Delegates.  For text of revision click below.   

Amends Model Rule of Professional Conduct 1.10 (“Imputation of Conflicts of Interest: General Rule”) to permit the screening of a lawyer who moves laterally from one private law firm to another, so that conflicts of interest that apply to the moving lawyer under Model Rule 1.9 (“Duties to Former Clients”) are not imputed to all the other lawyers in the new law firm.

Adopted As Revised