The Scarlet Q Repercussions on Professional Reputation

Conan, Elizabeth S.
October 2010
GPSolo;Oct2010, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p50
The article discusses serious repercussion on lawyer's professional reputation after involving in the scandals like the counsel for Qualcomm. Two of Qualcomm's attorneys believe that their professional reputation will never recover. It discusses how widespread use of social media gives legal consumers, the resources to breakdown complexities into understandable information. It also warns lawyers to not take their unharmed professional reputation for granted.


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