The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday declined to take up a case on lawyer advertising rules in New York State. That left intact a federal appeals court ruling, which had struck down many of the professional conduct rules on the subject and which many lawyers thought were too restrictive.
At issue was how far lawyers could go in advertising their ability to win cases, including the use of slogans and trade names to imply success.
Here’s an ad from the law firm that fought the restrictive rules:
What do lawyers and legal marketers think of this development?