Litigator Todd Presnell was recently quoted in the Law360 article “MasterCard Ruling Warns In-House Attorneys on Privilege Limits,” which explores the ramifications of a new ruling by the New York federal court, holding that documents shared with in-house counsel are not necessarily privileged.
“Many companies will assume, because in-house lawyers are on an email or at a meeting, that the content is privileged. That's not the case at all,” Presnell said. “This is a perfect example of where courts will not apply blanket privilege. The judge here split out the business communications from the legal communications."
Read the complete Law360 article, "MasterCard Ruling Warns In-House Attorneys on Privilege Limits.”