attorney-client privilege

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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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What is eDiscovery, and Why is it a Problem?

What is eDiscovery, and Why is it a Problem? 150 150 Jason Krause

What is eDiscovery? I get asked that question a lot. For me, the topic usually comes up at parties and kids’ soccer games – whenever I have to try to explain what I do for a living. If you’ve been around the law, litigation support services, or legal technology for any period of time, it’s easy to forget that…

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