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US: turning the tables Hogan Lovells recovers more than $625,000 in attorneys’ fees from plaintiff’s counsel for frivolous bad faith suit
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

It happens all too often, or at least it feels like it does. Your client is named as a defendant in a case that you know has no merit. You tell the

The privilege can protect employee-to-employee communications
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

Because attorney-client privilege protection depends primarily on communications' content, privilege logs rarely play a dispositive role in courts'

C.C.’ing Sabathia
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

For a while now, I have been wanting to write a Risk Tip about the perils of cc'ing too many, or the wrong, people in emails. But I never quite had

Proceed with caution: attorney-client privilege and communications with third-party consultants
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

In our modern economy, businesses regularly use all manner of third-party consultants for many different reasons, including cost, efficiency, and

Scope of attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine in internal investigations clarified
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

The scope of the attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine for internal investigation reports has once again been clarified by the D.C

The new Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code
  • Burns & Levinson LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2012

On March 31, 2012, Massachusetts entered a new era with respect to the administration of wills and decedent’s estates

Recent cases address the fiduciary exception to attorney-client privilege
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

Shareholder suits can involve tricky privilege issues. Corporate directors and officers often invoke the attorney-client privilege in an effort to

Keeping independent counsel independent: concerns and lessons from the J.R. Marketing decision
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

The California Supreme Court’s recent decision in Hartford Casualty Insurance Company v. J.R. Marketing, LLC, No. S211645 (Cal. Aug. 10, 2015

Between Scylla and Charybids: the mediation privilege and legal malpractice claims
  • Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2015

I attended a mediation earlier this month in a real estate case. I won't say more through because . . . well . . . It's confidential. The

Gone but not forgotten: motions to withdraw as counsel
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2015

When the job offer from a Wall Street law firm came, Audrey left South Carolina for the bright lights of the big city. Audrey and her partners