Avoiding pitfalls: Tips for in-house counsel to maintain privilege

By Adrienne Oake, Jeremy Opolsky and Sarah Whitmore (January 4, 2023, 9:05 AM EST) -- While many lawyers are familiar with the concept of privilege, a solid understanding of the fundamentals is vital to in-house counsel who can protect privileged documents or information from disclosure. Privilege belongs to the client, but it can be lost by a lawyer who is not careful about how — and to whom — privileged information is communicated. When it comes to privilege, it pays to be safe instead of sorry....