In-House Counsel and Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege in Investigations and Litigation
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare in-house counsel to protect confidential business communications during investigations, discovery, depositions, and litigation through the proper exercise of the attorney-client privilege. The panel will discuss issues that arise regarding business advice versus legal advice, discoverable facts versus privileged communications, proving the applicability of attorney-client privilege, and other essential matters to assist in-house counsel.
- Business versus legal advice
- Discoverable facts versus privileged communications
- Proving that attorney-client privilege applies to certain communications
- Preparing in-house counsel for depositions
The panel will review these and other notable issues:
- What steps can in-house counsel take to attempt to preserve the attorney-client privilege in certain communications?
- What are the limitations of and exceptions to attorney-client privilege?
- How can discoverable facts and privileged communications be distinguished?
- What are the best practices for in-house counsel to make distinctions between business advice and legal advice?
- How can in-house counsel prepare to address the privilege issues that arise during depositions?
Kimberly M. Ingram
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Ms. Ingram focuses her practice on complex commercial and business litigation and appellate matters in state and... | Read More
Ms. Ingram focuses her practice on complex commercial and business litigation and appellate matters in state and federal courts. She strives to provide clients with consistent communication, high-quality advocacy and strategic solutions that fit clients’ real-world needs.Close
Kenneth E. McKay
Mr. McKay has experience in a wide range of litigation areas. He concentrates on commercial litigation and real... | Read More
Mr. McKay has experience in a wide range of litigation areas. He concentrates on commercial litigation and real estate litigation, including eminent domain/condemnation matters.Close
Kan M. Nawaday
Mr. Nawaday is a seasoned trial, investigations, and criminal defense lawyer. A former Southern District of New York... | Read More
Mr. Nawaday is a seasoned trial, investigations, and criminal defense lawyer. A former Southern District of New York federal prosecutor, he zealously defends clients facing federal and state criminal and civil enforcement actions. Mr. Nawaday draws on his experience of having led more than 100 investigations, involving corruption and financial fraud; campaign finance fraud; bank, tax, and healthcare fraud; and money laundering.Close