Alabama Rule 4-5.6 Restrictions on Right to Practice
A lawyer shall not participate in offering or making:
(a) a partnership or employment agreement that restricts the right of a lawyer to practice after termination of the relationship, except an agreement concerning benefits upon retirement; or
agreement in which a restriction on the lawyer's right to practice is part of
the settlement of a controversy between private parties.
prohibits a lawyer from agreeing not to represent other persons in connection
with settling a claim on behalf of a client.
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