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Larry Klayman

Docket No. 17-BD-063

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DCCA Order (January 7, 2021)

Summary: In re Larry E. Klayman. Bar No. 334581. January 7, 2021. Klayman was suspended on an interim basis pursuant to D.C. Bar R. XI, § 9(g), pending final action on the Board on Professional Responsibility’s October 2, 2020, recommendation of an 18-month suspension with fitness.

Board Report and Orders (October 2, 2020)

Summary: In re Larry E. Klayman. Bar No. 334581. October 2, 2020. The Board on Professional Responsibility recommended that the D.C. Court of Appeals suspend Klayman for 18 months with fitness. While retained to represent a client in a sexual harassment allegation against a coworker, and while unsuccessfully pursuing his own romantic interest with the client, Klayman violated a number of Rules of Professional Conduct by failing to effectively communicate with his client and to follow her instructions about the objectives of the representation, representing her under a conflict of interest, and breaching his duties of confidentiality to her, among other Rule violations. (Rules 1.2(a), 1.4(b), 1.5(c), 1.6(a)(1), 1.6(a)(3), 1.7(b)(4), and 1.16(a)(3).)

Hearing Committee Report (July 24, 2019)

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