FTC Approves Filing of Amicus Brief on Attorney Advertising

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on May 9, 2007

Press release: “The Federal Trade Commission has approved the filing of an amicus brief with the New Jersey Supreme Court related to the issue of attorney advertising In the brief, the staff of the FTC’s Office of Policy Planning, in coordination with the Office of the General Counsel, state that the Court should vacate Opinion 39, which concerns comparative attorney ratings and advertising. The Opinion, which was issued in mid-2006 by the state’s Committee on Attorney Advertising, prohibits attorneys from participating in ratings programs that result in “Best Lawyers” and “Superlawyers” lists.”

  • Brief of the Federal Trade Commission As Amicus Curiae Supporting Arguments To Vacate Opinion 39 of the Committee On Attorney Advertising Appointed By The Supreme Court of New Jersey (May 2007) (V070003)
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