Social Media: Threats to Confidential and Privileged Communications

Vol. 16 No. 9


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, and Ms. Wetzler may be reached at

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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