New York State Bar Opinion 955

Committee on Professional Ethics 

Digest of the Committee:

“A law firm may have an ‘of counsel’ relationship with a non-New York lawyer admitted in another jurisdiction and must disclose any jurisdictional limitations on the ability of any lawyer associated with the firm to practice law in this State.  The form of such disclosure may be either ‘not admitted in New York’, or ‘admitted only in XX State.'”

Rules: New York Rules of Professional Conduct 5.1; 7.1; 7.5(a) (4); 7.5(d)

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