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Troutman Sanders LLP: 'Waive'-ing Goodbye To Privilege Protection
Posted on 13 Nov 2012 by Troutman Sanders

The attorney-client and work product privileges are some of the oldest and most important evidentiary privileges in our legal system. The attorney-client privilege, in particular, is regarded by some as almost "sacred." Given their importance... Read More

Troutman Sanders LLP: 'Waive'-ing Goodbye to Privilege Protection
Posted on 29 Nov 2012 by Troutman Sanders

The attorney-client and work product privileges are some of the oldest and most important evidentiary privileges in our legal system. The attorney-client privilege, in particular, is regarded by some as almost "sacred." Given their importance... Read More

Broadly Worded Defense In Company Sale Case Results In Waiver Of Attorney-Client, Work Product Privileges
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Mack Sperling

A broadly worded defense in a case challenging the sale of a company resulted in a waiver of the attorney-client and work product privileges last week, in Richardson v. Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. Richardson claimed that the company had improperly... Read More

DLA Piper LLP: Strategies For Helping To Preserve Attorney-Client, Work Product Privileges
Posted on 11 Jul 2012 by DLA Piper

By Kathy J. Owen The definition of attorney-client privilege is generally consistent across jurisdictions: (1) an attorney, (2) a client, (3) a communication, (4) confidentiality anticipated and preserved and (5) legal advice or assistance being the... Read More

DLA Piper LLP: Appeals Court Clarifies Attorney-Client, Work Product Privileges In Internal Investigation Context
Posted on 14 Aug 2015 by DLA Piper

By Jonathan W. Haray , Jeffrey D. Rotenberg and Lindsay R. Barnes In its latest review of the attorney-client and work product privileges in In re: Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. (“ In re KBR ”), the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit... Read More