While working with Costco Wholesale Corp. on a wage-and-hour issue nine years ago, Los Angeles attorney Kelly Hensley put together a 22-page opinion letter containing legal advice and factual information gleaned from two company managers.

Little did the Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton partner realize that letter would result in a years-long battle over attorney-client privilege — one that Wednesday goes before the California Supreme Court during oral arguments in San Francisco.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]