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Kavanaugh On Attorney-Client Privilege — 3 Takeaways

Law360 (August 10, 2018, 3:49 PM EDT) -- In what may be one of his final acts on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has written an opinion that may strengthen attorney-client privilege over communications between a company and its in-house counsel. In Federal Trade Commission v. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., a three-judge panel ruled that attorney-client communications can have “multiple purposes” and still be privileged as long as “legal advice was one of the significant purposes of the communications.”[1] This D.C. Circuit opinion clashes with case law in other circuit...
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