D.C. Circuit Upholds Claim Of Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege

From time to time, a case hits the news that makes in-house counsel gulp – and fortunately most of these cases have a happy ending:

“A recent blog post addressed a noteworthy decision in United States ex rel. Barko v. Halliburton Co., No. 1:05-CV-1276, 2014 WL 1016784 (D.D.C. Mar. 6, 2014), which held that materials relating to an internal investigation were not protected by the attorney-client privilege. The decision was quickly seen as casting doubt on a company’s ability to conduct a privileged investigation of alleged employee misconduct.”

Read: D.C. Circuit Upholds Claim Of Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege at JDSupra

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