Defense Contractor Says US Ignored Atty-Client Privilege

Law360, New York (April 5, 2013, 5:16 PM EDT) -- A Kuwait-based defense supply company accused the U.S. government Thursday in Georgia federal court of unlawfully obtaining and concealing confidential emails between a former employee and the company's lawyers in a criminal case alleging the contractor overcharged the U.S. for multibillion-dollar defense contracts.

Public Warehousing Co. K.S.C., also known as Agility, alleges that the U.S. Attorney's Office infringed on attorney-client privileges when it received email chains between a former employee-turned government informant and two of PWC's  in-house attorneys seeking legal guidance and failed to disclose or...
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