Second Circuit Disqualifies Counsel for Breach of Client Confidences

My regular ethics column for the current issue of the national publication of the American Inns of Court, The Bencher, reviews a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit that disqualified a former general counsel from suing his former employer based on confidential information he learned during his tenure.

 

The article linked above was originally published in the March/April 2014 issue of The Bencher, a bi-monthly publication of the American Inns of Court. The article, in full or in part, may not be copied, reprinted, distributed, or stored electronically in any form without the express written consent of the American Inns of Court.