Detroit Needs To Hand Over Jones Day Docs, Union Says

Law360, Washington (October 18, 2013, 6:28 PM ET) -- The International Union, United Auto Workers asked a Michigan federal bankruptcy judge on Thursday to compel the city of Detroit to produce communications between the city and lawyers at Jones Day made before the city filed for bankruptcy.

The union wants to prevent the city from invoking attorney-client privileges on certain communications between the city and Jones Day that were made before the city retained the firm as bankruptcy counsel, according to court documents. 

“Because it is unclear whether the city will now take the position...
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