Pa. High Court Rejects Sherwin-Williams Privilege Appeal

Law360, Philadelphia (December 5, 2012, 2:51 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal of a lower court's finding two memos penned by Sherwin-Williams Co. officials and sent to the company's attorneys regarding a fire at a Lackawanna County custom cabinet business were not subject to attorney-client privilege.

The state's Superior Court in February upheld a trial judge's order forcing the paint manufacturer to hand over the memos to attorneys for Custom Designs & Manufacturing Co. Inc. The memos allegedly bolster Custom Designs' claim that Sherwin-Williams paint products stored...
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