Absent 'Reasonable Precautions,' Inadvertently Produced E-mails Lose Attorney-Client Protection

In a tough "horse is out of the barn" ruling, a federal court in Ohio held that the unintentional release of 347 e-mails that had been exchanged among members of a corporate litigant's in-house legal team constitutes a waiver of attorney-client privilege over those emails. Ruling in...