Did Bank of America and its lawyers at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton make a mistake in the recent order waiving attorney-client privilege in the bank's case against the Securities and Exchange Commission? At least one expert thinks so. Gregory Joseph, a lawyer who studies evidence and attorney-client privilege, thinks the bank's waiver could result in many more lawyers getting access to privileged documents than the bank intended.
Did Bank of America Mess Up Its Privilege Waiver?
The American Lawyer
October 20, 2009