EAOC 077 - A former city attorney may not represent a private client in contract negotiations with the city over a contract that attorney drafted as city attorney
Approved: January 20, 1986
Facts: Attorney (A) was employed as the (City Y) City Attorney for approximately four years. During the last months of A's tenure, A drafted a new contract for solid waste collection in (City Y). Client (C) was awarded the contract and asked A to include two additional provisions. One provision allowed C increased compensation if the price of fuel rose above a specified level. A drafted those provisions and C operated under the contract from approximately June, 1979 to December, 1979.