A.G. Defends Rule Prohibiting Non-Lawyer Interest

, New York Law Journal

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In a spirited defense of a court rule barring non-lawyers from holding an ownership interest in a law firm, the New York attorney general is asking a federal court to dismiss a Jacoby & Meyers lawsuit the state deems meritless on the law and dangerous to the legal profession and its clients. The firm contends the rule infringes on its constitutional rights.

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