Adams and Reese Partner and legal ethics attorney Lucian Pera had his article “Ethics, Lawyering, and Regulation in a Time of Great Change: Field Notes from the (R)evolution” published in the South Carolina Law Review.
“From all directions, unmistakable signals show that the American legal profession and the business of law is currently in the midst of great change,” writes Pera. “A tour d’horizon reveals two broad categories of change — those driven by economics and those driven by regulatory reforms.”
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Pera primarily practices on legal ethics, media law, and commercial litigation. He represents lawyers, law firms, and others on issues of legal ethics and lawyer professional responsibility. The American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility recently bestowed on him the Michael Franck Award, their highest award for work in the field of ethics and professional responsibility over a career.
Pera served for five years on the ABA “Ethics 2000” Commission, which rewrote the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. He has chaired the editorial board of the ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct and served as president of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. He is a former ABA Treasurer and a former Tennessee Bar Association President.