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The Scope of Attorney-Client Privilege

Length: 2 hours 30 minutes

This panel discussion will provide a review of attorney-client privilege. The panel, consisting of highly accomplished and experienced practitioners including a member of the judiciary, will address the relevant legal standards and best practices on a wide-range of key privilege issues, including:
•    role of in-house counsel
•    internal investigations
•    disclosure to third parties (i.e., the government)
•    recent case law concerning the privilege.  

Program Chair: Jack Yoskowitz, Seward & Kissel LLP

Agenda

6:00 - 6:15 pm        Opening Remarks & Introduction
                                Jack Yoskowitz

6:15 - 6:50 pm        Discussion of Hypotheticals:
•    Dual Role of In-House Counsel
•    Inadvertent Waiver
                                Panel

6:50 – 7:00 pm    Break

7:00 – 7:50 pm    Discussion of Hypotheticals (con’t):
•    Current and Former Employees
•    Internal Investigations
                             Panel

7:50 – 8:00 pm    Break

8:00 - 8:45 pm        Discussion of Hypotheticals (con’t):
•    Internal Investigations (con’t)
•    Waiver in Governmental Investigations
                               Panel

8:45 - 9:00 pm        Question/Answer Session & Conclusion        


CLE credit: New York & New Jersey: 3.0 ethics. California & Pennsylvania: 2.5 professional responsibility.  


Original Recording Date: 11/19/2014


Produced By:

New York City Bar Association

Course Materials

  • *The Scope of Attorney-Client Privilege
  • Affirmation of Self-Study