May 24, 2010 - Textron, Inc. and Subsidiaries v. United States: Petition for Certiorari Denied

May 24, 2010 - Editor's Note: The U.S. Supreme Court today denied the petition for writ of certiorari by Textron, Inc., pursuant to last fall's en banc decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in United States of America v. Textron, Inc., 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 18103 (1st Cir...

No Waiver in Accounting Firm Workpaper Case, D.C. Circuit Holds

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled June 29 that the government could not compel an accounting firm to disclose a taxpayer's workpapers containing attorney work product because the documents were privileged and no waiver had occurred. United States v. Deloitte LLP...

Communications Between DOJ Attorneys Representing Separate Agencies Ordered Disclosed

By Steven M. Siros, Partner, Jenner & Block DOJ attorneys representing the United States Army Corps of Engineers (the "Corps") and the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") found themselves unable to rely on the attorney work product, attorney-client, or deliberative...