Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

Protecting attorney-client privileged communications has never been more difficult, especially for in-house counsel. While there are many reasons for this trend, two key contributing factors include the role of technology and the growth of information subject to privilege reviews. These issues – which make privilege claims more difficult to defend – also have implications for in-house counsel’s duty of competence. This is because lawyers are now expected to understand “the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology” as part of their overall duty to “keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice” under ABA Model Rule 1.1.

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2017 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.