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Dennis Duffy Testimony Cited in Preliminary Injunction against Labor's "Persuader Rule"

News / July 28, 2016

Partner Dennis Duffy is mentioned in an article published July 26, 2016, in the ABA BNA Lawyers Manual on Professional Conduct, a joint publication of the American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility and Bloomberg BNA. The article, “Opinion Blocking DOL Rule Cites Clash with Ethics Rule,” discusses the ruling by U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings that the U.S. Labor Department’s new “persuader rule” cannot co-exist with lawyers’ ethical obligations. The article notes that Judge Cummings “relied heavily on expert testimony from attorney Dennis P. Duffy about legal ethics, the interpretation and operation of professional conduct rules and the impact of DOL’s new rule on attorneys’ ethical obligations.”

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