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Avoiding Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege

OnDemand Webinar (93 minutes)

You will want to do what is necessary to protect the attorney-client and the work product privilege.

Minimize the risk of inadvertently waiving privileges. Get the information you need to protect the attorney-client and the work product privilege. This topic will cover challenges faced in maintaining the attorney-client privilege including threshold issues, inadvertent disclosure or waiver, business vs. legal advice, professional advisors outside the privilege, and experts and consultants. It will include examples drawn from recent court cases covering the privilege and practical advice on preventing waiver and will be particularly useful to in-house counsel and the lawyers who advise them. Pragmatic focus is given to privilege issues faced by in-house legal counsel and unique challenges to maintaining the privilege in their communications.

Authors

Rebecca M. Lamberth, Duane Morris LLP

Agenda

Attorney-Client Privilege and Ethics Issues

• Threshold Issues

- Initial Privilege Determination - Illustrative Examples

- Work Product vs. Attorney-Client Privilege

• Waiver - so Many Ways to Waive

• Legal vs. Business Advice

- Mixed Business and Legal Advice

- Unique Challenges Presented to In-House Counsel

Experts and Consultants

Several Professional Conduct Rules Come Into Play

The Privilege in Other Corporate and Transactional Contexts