Hard Lessons about Hard Copies: Waiving the Privilege at the Front Desk

Thomas Wilkinson and Deborah Winokur co-authored an article for the American Bar Association Litigation Section discussing how seemingly innocuous or careless acts can result in at least a partial waiver of the attorney-client privilege. They look at examples involving waiver of the privilege by the client, and also examine the relevant rules regarding a lawyer’s duty of confidentiality. Thomas and Deborah provide suggestions on how lawyers can avoid inadvertent, mistaken, or simply careless waiver of the privilege. To read the full article, click here.

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Last modified: January 9, 2023

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