ACC Files Amicus with U.S. Supreme Court to Oppose Dilution of State Ethics Rule Applied to Federal Prosecutors

ACC urges the U.S. Supreme Court to grant the petition to review a Tenth Circuit ruling that a New Mexico professional conduct rule does not apply to federal prosecutors who want to subpoena lawyers to testify about clients before grand … Continue reading

ACC Files Comments Supporting the State Bar of California’s Proposed Rule 1.7

On September 26, ACC and its California chapters sent a letter in response to proposed amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of California. ACC supports the Bar’s continued practice of limiting the enforceability of broad … 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 in Support of Illinois’ Foreign In-house Counsel Amendments

On July 8, 2015, ACC, its Chicago Chapter and numerous chief legal officers of Illinois companies filed comments strongly supporting the Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee’s proposal to amend Rule 5.5 of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct and Supreme … Continue reading