5 Tips For Defeating Attorney-Client Privilege

Law360, New York (May 26, 2010, 6:17 PM EDT) -- The concept of attorney-client privilege dates back to ancient Rome, but many lawyers still struggle with developing and presenting winning arguments to ensure the application of the rule's exceptions — with dire consequences to both the outcome of the case and the attorney-client relationship.

Here are five strategies lawyers can employ to use privilege to their advantage, both offensively and defensively, according to legal experts:

1. Get Out Your Shovel and Start Digging

Always demand a privilege log for documents that are being withheld as privileged,...
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