Privilege Fight Brews As Buckley Eyes 'Key Partner' Coverage

Law360 (October 1, 2020, 9:30 PM EDT) -- Buckley LLP should be ordered to turn over scores of emails sent in the run-up to a $6 million insurance claim the law firm filed after a misconduct investigation into its co-founder Andy Sandler triggered his abrupt exit three years ago, Buckley's former insurer says.

In a set of filings this week, Oxford Insurance Co. urged a North Carolina state judge to force the D.C. financial services law firm to turn over emails partners exchanged with a Latham & Watkins LLP investigator they hired to probe allegations against their own executive chairman.

Despite the firm's claims of attorney-client privilege and other...

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