Georgia lawyers are front and center in a U.S. Supreme Court case that could change the way appellate courts deal with questions of attorney-client privilege. The appeal concerns litigation over hiring practices at carpet maker Mohawk Industries. A coalition that includes business interests and the ABA is asking the high court to allow parties in federal cases to immediately appeal lower court findings that the parties have waived their rights to keep key information secret under attorney-client privilege.
Georgia Lawyers Take Sides in High Court Client Privilege Case
May 29, 2009