Peter A. Steinmeyer, Erik W. Weibust, and Angel A. Perez, attorneys in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, co-authored a 2022 Thomson Reuters Practical Law Practice Note, titled “Ethical Issues for Attorneys Related to Restrictive Covenants.”
Following is an excerpt (see below to download the full version in PDF format):
- The ABA Model Rules because they reflect the basic framework for the standards of professional conduct applied across the country.
- State rules of professional conduct (RPC), which are generally numbered to correspond to their ABA Model Rule corollaries. Many states have modified the ABA Model Rules, so attorneys should refer and adhere to their local ethics rules when considering whether specific agreements may trigger an ethics violation.