signing_contract_moneyIn February 2021, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the highest court in the District of Columbia, issued an opinion of first impression which puts the District of Columbia into the mainstream of other states in the United States concerning Rule 5.6(a) of the Rules of Professional Conduct.

The case is Jacobson Holman PLLC v. Marsha Gentner, 244 A.3d 699 (2021), which we discuss in this column.