Posts Tagged ‘litigation’

“Stop Calling My Client!” Communication Between Opposing Counsel and Government Officials

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Can a local government attorney use North Carolina legal ethics rules to prevent opposing counsel from contacting government officials in the midst of a legal controversy?  Consider this hypothetical situation: Greta Gunslinger, a renowned litigation attorney, is representing a local developer in a lawsuit against the city over the denial of zoning approval for a major commercial development project.   Since filing the complaint, Greta […]