attorney-client privilege

eDiscovery Document Review: Search & Privilege

eDiscovery Document Review: Searching for Success

eDiscovery Document Review: Searching for Success 1000 667 Michael Beumer

DOC REVIEW PART II: Organizing Your Evidence & Protecting Privilege Before we get too deep into our three part series on Document Review, let’s ask, why is document review even necessary? According to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 26, any party may obtain discovery regarding any non-privileged information that is relevant to a legal…

read more
Paul Manafort

What Happened to Paul Manafort’s Redactions?

What Happened to Paul Manafort’s Redactions? 2048 1244 Rakesh Madhava

Lawyers working for former Trump Campaign manager and convicted felon, Paul Manafort filed a document yesterday that contains the clearest public evidence to date of coordination between the Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Russians. The lawyers did not intend to release this evidence. The admissions are located deep in a court filing prepared in response to…

read more

2 Keys to Protect Attorney-Client Privilege

2 Keys to Protect Attorney-Client Privilege 150 150 Jason Krause

As we detailed last week, corporate law giant Quinn Emanuel has taken a very public beating for failing to protect confidential information from leaking to a corporate client. At first glance, it might be hard to criticize the firm for the leak. After all, how can you expect to keep track of millions of pages…

read more

1 Lawyer Deep: The Inside Story of How Attorney-Client Privilege is Destroyed

1 Lawyer Deep: The Inside Story of How Attorney-Client Privilege is Destroyed 150 150 Jason Krause

John Quinn, Founder & Managing Partner at Quinn Emanuel, had one of the toughest jobs a lead attorney can ever have in a major case. Quinn had to face the presiding judge and explain to a dubious courtroom how his firm had managed to let confidential and privileged information leak to clients who had no…

read more

Free eBook: How to Protect Attorney Client Privilege

Free eBook: How to Protect Attorney Client Privilege 508 381 Jason Krause

Protecting the right to attorney client privilege is one of the most expensive and complicated parts of eDiscovery, but there is little guidance to help lawyers. To fill this void, Nextpoint has updated and expanded our Best Practices Guide for Protecting Privilege, including the most important cases through the end of 2013. In clear and straight-forward language,…

read more

Is it Possible to Protect Attorney Client Privilege from Waiver?

Is it Possible to Protect Attorney Client Privilege from Waiver? 150 150 Jason Krause

Executives from phone giant Nokia got a nasty surprise when they sat down to negotiate an important licensing agreement with competitor Samsung. Samsung representatives demanded that Nokia give them the same terms as Nokia had given Apple in an earlier agreement. The Apple agreement was supposed to be confidential, but Samsung executives allegedly bragged that…

read more