Every attorney licensed to practice in the State of New York needs access to the most current case law, opinions, and in-depth commentary governing ethical conduct in order to avoid costly and time consuming disciplinary proceedings. This publication, edited by the New York County Lawyers'Association, includes the complete New York Rules of Professional Conduct, selected state and federal statutes and court rules, a comprehensive index, and a Code-to-Rules correlation table comparing the provisions of the new Rules to their comparable provisions in the prior Code. The New York Rules of Professional Conduct provides in-depth analysis of each ethics rule for real practice as well as a best practices section on how to protect your law license, practice tips, warning and alerts, and other helpful articles. Practitioner and specialty-oriented commentary addressesissues specific to practice areas. For ease of use, finding aids including a cumulative index, table of rules, table of cases, and a bibliography. Topically-organized annotations of relevant ethics opinions, cases and forms are also provided. Cross references compare the recent New York Rules withthe past New York Code and current ABA Model Rules.The Fall 2011 edition includes the most recent NYSBA Commentary and 14 new Ethics Opinions. New in this edition is the New York County Lawyers' Association's Response to the Draft Report of NYSBA Task Force on the Future of the Legal Profession, and articles including Ethical Issues in EmploymentLaw Cases, Shysters, Sharks and Saviors: Are Legal Ethics Immoral? and The Future of the Legal Profession.This publication can also be purchased as a subscription and is published twice per year.