TITLE

Settlement Agreements, Restrictions on Right to Practice Law

AUTHOR(S)
Mascherin, Terri L.; Cebula, Michael L.
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Commercial & Business Litigation;Fall2012, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the risk of facing lawsuits by a defendant while settling one lawsuit. It informs that defendant may want to include a provision in the settlement agreement limiting that attorney's ability to bring lawsuits against the defendant. Rule 5.6(b) says that a lawyer shall not participate in offering or making an agreement which restricts lawyer's right to practice law.
ACCESSION #
90322910

 

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