Third-Party Litigation Investing And Attorney-Client Privilege

Recent case law advice for protecting attorney-client and work product privilege for litigation with third-party investors or investment.

November 5, 2013

Civil litigation is potentially expensive, and achieving lucrative outcomes is not without risk. In recent years, companies with viable claims have looked to diversify their risk by partnering with third-party investors. Successful investment relationships require substantial due diligence and communication. This communication may include claimholder materials that are subject to the attorney-client privilege or that are considered attorney work product.

Reprinted with permission from the November 2013 issue of The Corporate Counselor. Copyright 2013 ALM Media Properties LLC. Further duplication without permission is prohibited. All rights reserved.

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