1. Firm a represents Tom in a personal injury action. Attorney a
works for Firm a. Firm b represents Sally, the person Tom is suing.
Attorney a leaves Firm a to work for Firm b. Firm b can continue in its
presentation of Sally long as attorney a does not work on the case.
2. The end result of allowing a conflict of interest to rise is the possible disqualification of the firm as the client's representative.