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Ethical rules for social media gain clarity

  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

On March 10, 2015, the New York County Lawyers Association ("NYCLA") weighed-in on the ethical implications for lawyers who use social media websites

Government generally may not discover attorney-expert communications

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

In U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Newell, 301 F.R.D. 348 (N.D. Ill. 2014) (No. 12-6763), the court held that the CFTC generally could

Conflicting decisions re: “functional equivalent” doctrine

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

When a party hires a third party marketing or public relations consultant, the party may later assert that the communications are within the

Fact work product in investigator’s report discoverable if need and hardship shown

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

In In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc., 756 F.3d 754 (D.C. Cir. 2014), the D.C. Circuit granted a writ of mandamus, holding that internal investigation

Loss reserves set by insurer after litigation threat are protected work product

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

In Schreib v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., No. C14-0165JLR (W.D. Wash. Dec. 15, 2014), the district court held that individual case reserves

No privilege waiver: agency produced subpoenaed documents to Congress under seal

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

In Spears v. First American eAppraiseIT, No. 13-mc-1167 (D.D.C. Dec. 2, 2014), the district court held that the Office of the Comptroller of Currency

Assertion of good faith defense to violation of FLSA waives privilege

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

In Scott v. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., No. 12-cv-08333 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 18, 2014), the court held that, by asserting a good faith defense to a FSLA

Successor corporation’s management controls predecessor’s privileges

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

In Newspring Mezzanine Capital II, L.P. V. Hayes, No.14-1706 (E.D. Pa. Dec. 9, 2014), the district court held that, where counsel represented the

DOJ’s Federal Criminal Discovery Manual held to be protected work product

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

In National Ass'n of Criminal Defense Lawyers v. Executive Office for the U.S. Attorneys, No. 14-269 (D.D.C. Dec. 18, 2014), the district court held

New York: anticipated litigation not required to establish common interest doctrine

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

In Ambac Assurance Corp. v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., 998 N.Y.S.2d 329 (N.Y. App. Div. 2014) (No. 65161210), the New York Appellate Division