July 2014 - Attorney-Client Privilege

Things You Should Know

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The Section of Litigation’s ABA Annual Meeting in Boston promises to bring you the latest developments in law with its engaging programming while connecting litigators with similar interest areas from across the U.S. Don’t miss the Section’s 10 CLE programs on August 7 and 8.


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Theme of the Month: Attorney-Client Privilege



The Section has many resources to assist litigators. The theme of this month's email is Attorney-Client Privilege. Here’s a sampling of materials on Attorney-Client Privilege.




PRIVILEGE: Who Is the Client in the Closely Held Corporation?
By Edna Selan Epstein
You represent a closely held corporation. Whom do you represent—the corporation or the chief operating officer who owns all the shares? Read More


KEY SUBJECT MATTER on Attorney-Client Privilege


Managing Privilege and Avoiding Pitfalls During Pretrial Discovery
By Sven Collins and Corinne Simon Here are some helpful tips for managing privilege that you can apply to your everyday practice. Read More


Privilege Logs and Inadvertent Waiver: Lawyer Beware
By Charles S. Fax Tread carefully in areas where judicial opinion is divided. Read More


Rule 26 to Change: Limited Privilege for Draft Reports and Communications
By Charles S. Fax Since it was last amended, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2) has bedeviled lawyers. Read More


Attorney-Client Privilege, Fifth Edition
The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work-Product Doctrine has helped thousands of lawyers through this increasingly complex area. In addition to providing a comprehensive overview of the current law of the attorney-client and work-product immunities, the new edition includes many more case illustrations and contextual examples, as well as numerous practical tips and guidance.
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