Major law firm has been sued by a prospective client for legal malpractice. The law firm allegedly communicated confidential information by disclosing an email in which the potential client sought representation as a possible whistleblower. According to the suit, plaintiff
Case Law & Court Rules
Corporate director’s communications with his personal attorney using company email system are not subject to the attorney-client privilege according to the Delaware Court of Chancery.
In In re Information Management Services Derivative Litigation, C.A. No. 8168-VCL, slip op. (Del. Ch. Ct. Sept. 5, 2013), the Delaware Court of Chancery court dealt with a dispute between two families, the Burtons and the Lakes, that each owned
The court held that a lawyer who received inadvertently produced documents is ethically permitted to submit them to the trial court under seal. From the Opinion: “Unlike the court of appeals, we do not find that a receiving party