Best Lawyers for Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law in America

Search Best Lawyers Now

*This search returned more than the maximum results. Please refine your search using the links above.
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
James J. Belanger was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

James J. Belanger

J. Belanger Law PLLC
  • Location:
    Tempe, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Qui Tam Law Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: General Practice Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Southfield, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Charleston, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Burlington, Vermont
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Family Law Family Law Mediation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Alexandria, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
Eugene Driker was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Eugene Driker

Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, P.L.L.C
  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Antitrust
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Gaming Law Commercial Litigation Mediation Litigation - First Amendment Litigation - Intellectual Property Native American Law Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Appellate Practice Bet-the-Company Litigation Media Law Litigation - Antitrust Arbitration
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Securities Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Labor and Employment
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Litigation - First Amendment First Amendment Law Media Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Health Care Law Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Litigation - Banking and Finance Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities Litigation - Antitrust
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - First Amendment Litigation - Intellectual Property Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Litigation - Antitrust Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Real Estate Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Arbitration Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Family Law Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Criminal Defense: General Practice Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practice Areas:
    Insurance Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Insurance Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Health Care Law Litigation - First Amendment First Amendment Law Commercial Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Media Law Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Bethesda, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: General Practice
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California Los Angeles, Oregon Portland, California Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Municipal Law Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Mediation Arbitration Litigation - Municipal Administrative / Regulatory Law Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tallahassee, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Appellate Practice Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Greenwood Village, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Manchester, New Hampshire Concord, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Bet-the-Company Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
Monte Vines was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Monte Vines

Adams Jones Law Firm, P.A.
  • Location:
    Wichita, Kansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Appellate Practice Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Corporate Compliance Law Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Redmond, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
Sharon M. Woods was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Sharon M. Woods

Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, P.L.L.C
  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Construction Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Litigation - Securities Litigation - Real Estate

  • Location:
  • Practice Areas:

Practice Area Definition

Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Definition

A lawyer’s work is increasingly governed by a specialized set of laws and regulations, starting with the rules of legal ethics. And lawyers sometimes need lawyers to help them comply with these laws or to defend themselves when they run afoul of these laws and rules.

Over the last 25 years, a small, but growing, group of lawyers have begun to specialize in the law governing lawyers. The boundaries of ethics and professional responsibility law are not clearly fixed, but these lawyers are often called upon to handle:
  • Representation of lawyers in disciplinary matters, where a lawyer is accused of violating an ethics rule and is subject to sanctions, such as disbarment or suspension.
  • Representation of lawyers and law firms in court when they are accused of ethics violations or professional misconduct, including motions for sanctions for lawyer misconduct, motions to disqualify lawyers for conflicts of interest, and proceedings involving issues of attorney-client privilege and confidentiality.
  • Representation of applicants in bar admission proceedings.
  • Providing advice to lawyers and law firms concerning whether their planned conduct complies with ethics rules and other law.
  • Providing loss prevention advice to lawyers and law firms, helping them deal with claims by clients and others, or situations that may leads to claims, and advising lawyers and law firms how to avoid them.
  • Working as in-house counsel to law firms to provide ethics advice to the firm and its lawyers.

Ethics and professional responsibility lawyers also represent people other than lawyers, including, for example, people considering filing lawyer disciplinary complaints, malpractice complaints, or motions to disqualify lawyers for conflicts of interest. 

Because the lawyers who practice in this area know so much about the law and rules governing lawyer conduct, as well as about the standard of care by which good lawyers practice, they frequently serve as expert witnesses when a lawyer’s conduct is called into question, whether in legal malpractice matters, lawyer disciplinary matters, or disqualification motions.

For the same reasons, ethics and professional responsibility lawyers are sometimes called upon by those who do business with lawyers, ranging from title insurance companies to marketing companies to litigation funding companies, to advise them on how lawyers may lawfully and appropriately do business with them.

Some ethics and professional responsibility lawyers also handle legal malpractice cases, whether for those bringing such claims or for lawyers accused of malpractice.

A lawyer’s work is increasingly governed by a specialized set of laws and regulations, starting with the rules of legal ethics. And lawyers sometimes need lawyers to help them comply with these laws or to defend themselves when they run afoul of these laws and rules.

Over the last 25 years, a small, but growing, group of lawyers have begun to specialize in the law governing lawyers. The boundaries of ethics and professional responsibility law are not clearly fixed, but these lawyers are often called upon to handle:
  • Representation of lawyers in disciplinary matters, where a lawyer is accused of violating an ethics rule and is subject to sanctions, such as disbarment or suspension.
  • Representation of lawyers and law firms in court when they are accused of ethics violations or professional misconduct, including motions for sanctions for lawyer misconduct, motions to disqualify lawyers for conflicts of interest, and proceedings involving issues of attorney-client privilege and confidentiality.
  • Representation of applicants in bar admission proceedings.
  • Providing advice to lawyers and law firms concerning whether their planned conduct complies with ethics rules and other law.
  • Providing loss prevention advice to lawyers and law firms, helping them deal with claims by clients and others, or situations that may leads to claims, and advising lawyers and law firms how to avoid them.
  • Working as in-house counsel to law firms to provide ethics advice to the firm and its lawyers.

Ethics and professional responsibility lawyers also represent people other than lawyers, including, for example, people considering filing lawyer disciplinary complaints, malpractice complaints, or motions to disqualify lawyers for conflicts of interest. 

Because the lawyers who practice in this area know so much about the law and rules governing lawyer conduct, as well as about the standard of care by which good lawyers practice, they frequently serve as expert witnesses when a lawyer’s conduct is called into question, whether in legal malpractice matters, lawyer disciplinary matters, or disqualification motions.

For the same reasons, ethics and professional responsibility lawyers are sometimes called upon by those who do business with lawyers, ranging from title insurance companies to marketing companies to litigation funding companies, to advise them on how lawyers may lawfully and appropriately do business with them.

Some ethics and professional responsibility lawyers also handle legal malpractice cases, whether for those bringing such claims or for lawyers accused of malpractice.