Kane Kessler Can Use Client Emails In Fraud Suit Defense

Law360 (July 21, 2020, 6:14 PM EDT) -- A New York federal court gave Kane Kessler PC the go-ahead Monday to produce privileged client emails as part of its defense against a nonprofit that claims it conspired to defraud the company in a previous case.

Answering a joint request from Kane Kessler and plaintiff Oorah Inc., U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer said a pair of the firm's clients that were entangled with Oorah in the previous case had already shared communications with their firm with the company and had thus waived their attorney-client privileges.

And because the emails are subject to a previously issued protective order, they don't...

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