ACC Supports U.S. Supreme Court Review Of New York’s Physical Office Requirement For Attorneys

ACC filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in Ekaterina Schoenefeld v. Eric T. Schneiderman, et al. on January 19, supporting a petition to review the constitutionality of a New York law requiring nonresident New York-licensed attorneys … Continue reading

ACC Files Amicus in California Supreme Court Against Open-ended Advance Conflict Waivers

ACC filed an amicus brief on December 2, 2016 in Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP v. J-M Manufacturing Co., Inc., arguing that an open-ended advance conflict waiver the law firm insisted upon was invalid, as it did not comply … Continue reading

ACC Files Amicus Brief in Second Circuit Court of Appeals Contesting Discrimination against Nonresident Attorneys

On May 13, 2016, ACC filed an amicus brief supporting a petition for rehearing in a Second Circuit case involving a challenge to New York Judiciary Law § 470, which discriminates against nonresident attorneys by requiring them but not resident … Continue reading

ACC Files Amicus In Suit Involving Bizarre Application of Rules of Professional Conduct to In-house Counsel Compensation Dispute

On January 27, 2016, the ACC and its Washington Chapter filed an Amicus brief in the Court of Appeals of the State of Washington protesting what may be the most bizarre application of the rules of professional conduct to in-house … Continue reading

ACC Files Amicus Over Privilege Issues in Paterno v. NCAA

This appeal presents significant questions regarding the ability of organizations – including universities, corporations, non-profit associations, etc. – to conduct internal investigations into alleged employee misconduct. Corporations and other organizations depend on internal investigations to identify and address allegations of … Continue reading