LAW 565-001 – Professional Responsibility
Former Government Lawyer
Rule 1.9(c)'s prohibitions against
us[ing] information relating to the representation to the disadvantage of the former client or
reveal[ing] information relating to the representation except as these Rules would permit or require with respect to a client. Rule 1.11(a)(1).
A former government lawyer also
shall not otherwise represent a client in connection with a matter in which the lawyer participated personally and substantially as a public officer or employee, unless the appropriate government agency gives its informed consent, confirmed in writing, to the representation. Rule 1.11(a)(2).
A former government lawyer who gained confidential government information about a person at such time
may not represent a private client whose interests are adverse to that person in a matter in which the information could be used to the material disadvantage of that person. Rule 1.11(c).