Provisions of Joint-Defense Agreements Can Have Significant Impact

June 2013Articles
The Professional Lawyer

A joint-defense agreement is a useful tool, allowing counsel of co-defendants to share information and present a coordinated defense. However, these agreements must be carefully drafted to ensure that each individual client is protected. In particular, a provision that waives the right of members of the joint defense to move to disqualify lawyers must be clear and precise.
 

Related Links

» Provisions of Joint-Defense Agreements Can Have Significant Impact