Texas High Court Snubs Energy Co.'s Atty-Client Privilege Row

Law360, New York (January 17, 2014, 4:41 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court of Texas on Friday refused to weigh in on whether attorney-client privilege belongs to commercial entities, not their members, in a derivatives suit against subsidiaries of electricity wholesaler Fulcrum Power Services LP.

Blue Sky Golden FPS Ltd. had asked the court in December 2012 to abate the case to allow a newly appointed Houston trial judge to reconsider a decision that blocked the company from accessing information known by Fulcrum Energy LLC’s former general counsel. 

Blue Sky, a member in Fulcrum, filed suit...
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