Lawyer-Nonlawyer Business Ventures: A Limited Affair

October 30, 2013

By: Devika Kewalramani

New York Law Journal

May lawyers go into business with nonlawyers? New York's Rules of Professional Conduct generally forbid joint legal-nonlegal businesses, but there are specific exceptions and rules about how permissible joint businesses are to be conducted. This article discusses the prohibited and permitted kinds of lawyer-nonlawyer business models and the rules pertaining to their structure and operation.

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