February 23, 2010

Contingency Fee Counsel in Forfeiture Proceedings

The 14th Annual National Institute on the Gaming Law Minefield, American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, Business Law Section Gaming Law Committee, and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education, 2010

Private counsel hired by a government entity to pursue litigation are often referred to as “special assistants” or “special attorneys,” therefore, like government attorneys, they are bound by the ethical goal of making sure “justice is done.” Berger v. United States.