ETHICS OPINION 396
NUMBER 396 APRIL 1951
Question. It is considered unethical practice for an attorney to submit an article to a trade magazine concerning recent court decisions of interest to the trade, although not requested to do so?
Answer. In the opinion of the Committee, the practice would not be unethical provided that the article, when published, shall refer to the author only by his name and as a member of the New York Bar. (Canon 40, Canons of Professional Ethics; Opinions 92 and 162 of the Committee on Professional Ethics and Grievances of American Bar Association.)