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No Salvage Claim for Salvor’s Lawyer (access required)

A former lawyer for Columbia America Discovery Group, which was involved in a salvage operation for the wreck of the S.S. Central America, cannot assert a valid salvage claim based on his attorney’s lien under Ohio law; the Norfolk U.S. District Court says Virginia ethics rules govern a lawyer’s duty to turn over information to ...