In-House Counsel Communications: Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product With Employee Statements
Best Practices During Litigation for Internal Communications and Taking Employee Statements
Recording of a 90-minute CLE 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 advice 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?
Michael B. Hayes
Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads
Mr. Hayes is a Partner at Montgomery McCracken, where his practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, internal... | Read More
Mr. Hayes is a Partner at Montgomery McCracken, where his practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, internal investigations and white collar defense. Mr. Hayes is a frequent columnist and CLE presenter on attorney-client privilege, professional responsibility and cutting-edge electronic discovery issues.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