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Lawyers Urge High Court To Hear Work Product Case

Law360 (January 27, 2010, 7:24 PM EST) -- Reed Smith LLP, U.S. Steel Corp. and 10 other concerned parties have weighed in with the U.S. Supreme Court on a case that companies and law firms say could have far-reaching consequences on their ability to candidly assess their risk of being sued.

Attorneys and businesses filed friend-of-the-court briefs on Wednesday in support of a petition for writ of certiorari by global conglomerate Textron Inc., which wants the court to clarify the work product privilege that affords protection to documents prepared in anticipation of possible lawsuits....
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