James Walker discusses legal ethics in Law360 In-Depth

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June 17, 2016

RK&O litigation partner James Walker was quoted in the Law 360 In-Depth article "Blind Faith: How A Bryan Cave Atty Was Brought Down By A Con Man’s Scheme To Buy Maxim Magazine."  The article addresses the ethical role a firm must play when vetting new hires and the clients those lawyers bring into the firm.  

"If nothing else, a firm should proceed with caution when it suspects that a client is engaging in misconduct and potentially exposing it to liability," said Mr. Walker.  “You either need to investigate the facts until you determine that you are comfortable continuing the representation, or determine that you’re not comfortable and extricate yourself,” he said.

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