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Avoiding Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege

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.

93 minutes
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Agenda

Attorney-Client Privilege and Ethics Issues

  • Threshold Issues
    • Initial Privilege Determination Illustrative Examples
    • Work Product vs. AttorneyClient Privilege
  • Waiver - so Many Ways to Waive
  • Legal vs. Business Advice
    • Mixed Business and Legal Advice
    • Unique Challenges Presented to InHouse Counsel

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Several Professional Conduct Rules Come Into Play

The Privilege in Other Corporate and Transactional Contexts

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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on June 13, 2019.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • CA MCLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit, of which includes 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • NM CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • OR CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • Approved for 1.5 CLE credits in Oregon, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Rebecca M. Lamberth

Rebecca M. Lamberth

Duane Morris LLP

  • Partner with Duane Morris LLP with over 30 years of litigation experience
  • Co-chair of the firm’s Commercial, Securities and Antitrust Litigation Practice Division
  • Practices in the areas of securities litigation, complex commercial litigation and the representation of lawyers and law firms
  • Represents public and private companies, including REITs, with extensive experience in complex business and securities litigation, securities disclosure and corporate governance
  • Advises public company clients on securities disclosure, corporate governance and D&O insurance issues and represents corporate clients before the SEC
  • Represents and counsels lawyers and law firms in litigation and concerning professional conduct issues
  • Written and spoken on topics related to her areas of expertise
  • Atlanta Magazine named her a Georgia Super Lawyer (2006-2013)
  • Listed in the Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition
  • Achieved the highest rating with the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • J.D. degree, University of Virginia School of Law; B.A. degree, summa cum laude, Vanderbilt University
  • Can be contacted at 404-253-6900 or [email protected]
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Published 2019
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