ACC Fights Court's Narrowing Of Attorney-Client Privilege

Law360, New York (January 27, 2012, 4:18 PM EST) -- The Association of Corporate Counsel on Wednesday challenged an Illinois appeals court judgment in a suit over the purchase of a shopping mall corporation, contending the decision undermines attorney-client privilege and will create a "mine field" of ethical conflicts in the state.

The association, alongside the Illinois Bar Association, asserts in an amicus brief before the Illinois Supreme Court that if the judgment is allowed to stand untouched, it will wreak havoc on lawyers' ability to maintain an open and free-flowing relationship with their clients....
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