The Legal Ethics and Compliance group at Bressler is dedicated to providing attorneys and law firms of all sizes with ethics and compliance advice. Whether for purposes of litigation or counseling, the practice group offers decades of experience in dealing with matters of professional responsibility and ethics compliance. We have the knowledge and experience to defend lawyers facing disciplinary charges – including ethics investigations, grievances and complaints - and to assist clients in implementing policies and procedures necessary for ethics compliance and to avoid future issues. 

In addition to litigation services, the practice group provides real-time counseling on issues involving all aspects of compliance and professional responsibility. Issues commonly addressed include:

  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Litigation Conduct
  • Ethical Screens
  • Retainer and Fee Agreements
  • Escrow Disputes
  • Trust Accounting and Audit Assistance
  • Attorney Advertising Compliance

Services also include advice to corporate legal departments on proper screening procedures, conflicts arising from prior employment, and the admission of foreign attorneys and out-of-state in-house counsel. When ethical issues arise, Bressler’s Legal Ethics and Compliance Group can assist you in navigating the ever evolving standards that apply.


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