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The Law Governing Lawyers: Model Rules, Restatement, and Other Sources of Law, 2023-2024

Susan R. Martyn, Lawrence J. Fox, W. Bradley Wendel


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    Publication Date: 4/19/2023
    Copyright: 2023

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    Lawrence J. Fox

    Lawrence J. Fox is a Senior Research Scholar at Yale Law School, Partner at Schoeman Updike Kaufman & Gerber in New York City, and former Managing Partner at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Philadelphia.

    Mr. Fox has been a trial lawyer specializing in securities litigation and the representation of lawyers. He was an advisor to The American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers project. He is a former member and Chair of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility. He was a member of the American Bar Association Ethics 2000 project and he has written and spoken extensively on the subject of lawyers’ professional responsibility, giving lectures at more than thirty law schools. Mr. Fox is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and The American Bar Foundation, a former Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, and a former Chair of the American Bar Association Death Penalty Representation Project. He served as a member of the ABA House of Delegates and was awarded the ABA President’s Medal in 2021 for rendering &"conspicuous service to the cause of American jurisprudence."

    Mr. Fox is the author of dozens of law review articles and several chapters in Legal Tender: A Lawyer’s Guide to Handling Professional Dilemmas and Raise the Bar: Real World Solutions for a Troubled Profession. He and Professor Martyn he have published seven different professional responsibility books.

    Mr. Fox graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and cum laude from the Law School. He was Managing Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and clerked for Samuel J. Roberts, Justice, Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Before joining Drinker Biddle & Reath he was a legal services lawyer at Community Action for Legal Services in New York City.

    W. Bradley Wendel

    Brad Wendel is a professor at Cornell Law School. Professor Wendel joined the Cornell faculty in 2004, after teaching at Washington and Lee Law School from 1999-2004. Before entering graduate school and law teaching, he was a product liability litigator at Bogle & Gates in Seattle and a law clerk for Judge Andrew J. Kleinfeld on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. His teaching interests are in the regulation of the legal profession and torts, and his research focuses on the application of moral and political philosophy to problems of legal ethics.
    Professor Wendel is the author of Examples & Explanations: Professional Responsibility, also published by Wolters Kluwer.

    Susan Martyn

    Susan Martyn is Distinguished University Professor and Stoepler Professor of Law and Values Emeritus at the University of Toledo College Of Law where she taught Legal Ethics, Torts, and Bioethics since 1980. She has also served a Visiting Professor of Law at Marquette, George Washington, and Yale Law Schools and taught Legal Ethics at Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

    Professor Martyn has been instrumental in developing the Law Governing Lawyers. She acted as an advisor to the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers (1987-2000) and was a member of the American Bar Association’s Ethics 2000 Commission, which redrafted the Model Rules of Professional Conduct (1997-2002). She has been a member of the Michigan, Ohio, and Supreme Court Bars, and served on the Ohio Supreme Court’s Task Force on the Rules of Professional Conduct (2003-2006). She has been a contributor to continuing legal education programs and served as a member of the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility from 2007-2010. She is a life member of the American Law Institute and a Fellow in the American Bar Foundation.

    With Larry Fox, Professor Martyn has written this casebook and joined by W. Bradley Wendel, The Law Governing Lawyers: Model Rules, Restatement, and Other Sources of Law. Together Professor Martyn and Mr. Fox have also authored Red Flags: A Lawyers Handbook on Legal Ethics, Your Lawyer: A User’s Guide, How to Deal with Your Lawyer: Answers to Commonly Asked Questions, The Ethics of Representing Organizations: Legal Fictions for Clients, Fair Fight: Legal Ethics for Litigators, and Representing Clients: An Ethics Guide for Clinical Law Students and Emerging Lawyers. They have also contributed to and served as editors to A Century of Legal Ethics: Trial Lawyers and The ABA Canons of Professional Ethics.