Thomas E. Peisch and Erin K. Higgins authored the article “Lawyers’ duties to prospective clients: a cautionary tale,” which was published by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on January 24, 2019. The article provides an overview of duties to those who are pitched for business but never actually become clients. These pitches, commonly known as “beauty contests,” are presentations made to potential clients, without charge, and outline how the lawyer would handle significant pieces of litigation.
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