Professional Ethics & Regulation

BFW provides a wide variety of legal services related to professional responsibility for professionals in the practice of law, medicine, and other licensed professions. BFW also provides expert advice, review, and consulting to corporations and governmental entities on  professional ethics matters, the unauthorized practice of law, and cross border practice. Our services include:

  • Defending attorneys or other licensed professionals in regulatory or licensing matters which may include responding to requests for investigation and related litigation and appeals.
  • Representing attorneys or other licensed professionals seeking readmission to the practice of law or reinstatement following suspension, disbarment or other change of licensure.
  • Advising lawyers and law firms as outside ethics counsel, including advice concerning conflicts of interest, law firm break-ups, and difficult relations with clients, other lawyers and judges
  • Serving as a consulting or testifying expert witness in cases involving legal ethics issues, allegations of malpractice, attorney disqualification, and client relations.
  • Providing opinions on matters of legal ethics with respect to future conduct contemplated by attorney or other professionals.
  • Miscellaneous other legal services including representation and advice in law firm corporate matters, bar admission and limited admission to practice in individual cases or for individual clients.