Date & Time: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Webinar Fee: $35
This program is online only.
Christopher S. Ruhland, Partner, Dechert LLP, Los Angeles, author of the Practising Law Institute treatise Attorney-Client Privilege Answer Book (2021)
In this CLE presentation, Dechert partner Christopher Ruhland discusses the attorney-client privilege specifically as it relates to in-house lawyers and their clients. Mr. Ruhland examines the most common myths about the in-house attorney-client privilege as well as best practices for maintaining the privilege in challenging situations.
Mr. Ruhland is a trial lawyer and former in-house counsel at The Walt Disney Company. He teaches trial and pre-trial advocacy techniques to other lawyers and is a frequent author and speaker on civil litigation and intellectual property topics. He also is the author of Attorney-Client Privilege Answer Book (Practising Law Institute), a reference guide for lawyers and clients seeking to understand the most significant privilege in the law.
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- When and why do courts deny privilege claims because the lawyer was in-house rather than outside counsel?
- Which corporate employees can have privileged conversations with in-house counsel, and which ones can impede privilege claims?
- What kinds of communications between in-house lawyers and their clients are protected by the privilege, and how can in-house lawyers manage the risk that their communications will be disclosed in litigation?