Seth L. Laver Quoted in “5 Ways to Avoid the Hidden Ethical Dangers of Client Gifts,” Law360
“Attorneys too often forget that they are professionals who are providing a service to clients in a time of need, often at a difficult crossroad in their personal and professional life,” notes Seth L. Laver, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Professional Liability Practice Group, in a recent Law360 interview. “That leaves clients feeling very grateful to attorneys and often wanting to express that gratitude in the form of gifts. You don’t want to insult your client, but you have to accept with caution.”
In this article, Seth discusses with Law360 a number of ways lawyers can stay in-bounds when they find themselves at the awkward intersection of etiquette and legal ethics.
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- “5 Ways to Avoid the Hidden Ethical Dangers of Client Gifts,” Law360, February 23, 2015