Social Media: Threats to Confidential and Privileged Communications

Vol. 16 No. 9

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Carla R. Walworth is a partner and Mor Wetzler is an associate with Paul Hastings in New York, NY. Ms. Walworth may be reached at carlawalworth@paulhastings.com, and Ms. Wetzler may be reached at morwetzler@paulhastings.com.

Technology has recently transformed communications between lawyers and their clients and poses unique problems for preserving the attorney-client privilege, the work product doctrine, and lawyers’ ethical duty to maintain client confidences.

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