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McGuireWoods LLP
Corporations risk waiving their fragile privilege protection by sharing protected communications with even the friendliest outsiders — such as their retained public relations...
Trenam Law
The legal malpractice case looked like a slam dunk: According to the plaintiff's expert witness, the error was one no experienced lawyer should make...
Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider
For those who have not had a chance to attend one of our CLE presentations on Litigation Funding Disclosure, this IAM article provides a glimpse of the complex landscape for defendants...
Arnold & Porter
Last month, in U.S. ex rel. Randy Jacobs v. Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Specialists P.C., a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California...
Winston & Strawn LLP
Winston & Strawn LLP's eDiscovery & Information Governance Practice is pleased to offer insights into the decisions and developments that took place in e-discovery, information governance...
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
In Miramontes v. Peraton Inc., an employment discrimination case, plaintiff moved for sanctions against defendant for its failure to preserve text...
Bass, Berry & Sims
The increase in remote depositions during the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a new urgency to a question that has confused practitioners...
McGuireWoods LLP
Separately represented clients sometimes may avoid the normal waiver implications of sharing privileged communications by entering into a common interest agreement...
McGuireWoods LLP
Attorney-client privilege protection lasts forever, but determining work product doctrine protection's duration presents a more subtle analysis.
Duane Morris LLP
Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed Senate Bill 235 into law, significantly altering the civil discovery process in California.
Butler Snow LLP
Litigation attorneys are constantly bombarded with news of trial victories and defeats – millions of dollars awarded in damages in one case while a defense verdict...
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
In litigation, allowing a client to handle the process of collecting its electronic discovery without adequate attorney oversight of quality control validation can lead to serious trouble for all concerned.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Plaintiffs are former employees of Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Federal Reserve) whose employment was terminated when they refused to comply with Defendant's requirement...
Cullen and Dykman
Title IX practitioners and activists continue to wait patiently (or not so patiently) for the release of the Biden-Harris Administration's Title IX Final Rule. In May 2023...
K&L Gates
In this installment of e-Discovery Exchange, Julie Anne Halter, Carolyn Austin, and Krysta Slavik and engage in an informative and thought-provoking Q&A session...
McGuireWoods LLP
Not surprisingly, both a lawyer's confidentiality duty and the attorney-client privilege protection last beyond the client's death. But most courts recognize what they call...
McGuireWoods LLP
Under the widely recognized common interest doctrine, separately represented clients may sometimes contractually avoid the otherwise inevitable privilege waiver when sharing...
McGuireWoods LLP
Clients relying on an investigation's result to gain some advantage understandably trigger a subject matter waiver. But some courts recognize that those clients may still claim privilege for some related communications.
McGuireWoods LLP
Overworked judges assessing possible privilege protection for the increasing volume of often-cryptic emails withheld from production understandably look for a client's explicit request for legal advice from a lawyer.
Schwartz, Conroy & Hack
The Privilege Of Being An Attorney.
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