'The Client Doesn’t Belong to Anyone': Kline & Specter Spat With Ex-Associate Highlights Pitfalls of Navigating Splits

“When lawyers fight, it gets ugly pretty fast, particularly when the lawyers proceed with representing themselves,” Swartz Campbell's Candidus Dougherty said. “The human reality is you want to tell people … what’s been going on with your life and to tell it from your perspective, but that might not be appropriate under the conduct rules.”

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