Kaplin Stewart Discovery Order Lacked Privilege Analysis

Law360, Philadelphia (February 12, 2014, 4:47 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled Tuesday that a judge hadn’t adequately considered attorney-client privilege issues when ordering Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein PC to turn over its communications with a developer it represented in an antitrust suit alleging a rival improperly blocked a mixed-use project in a Philadelphia suburb.

A three-judge panel said it would need further justification before it could affirm an order aimed at forcing Kaplin Stewart to turn over 30 privileged documents as part of a suit brought by real estate developer Claude...
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