Privilege And Your PR Team: Takeaways From Clemens Case

Law360, New York (November 6, 2013, 2:59 PM EST) -- The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in McNamee v. Clemens recently ordered former baseball great Roger Clemens to produce emails and other communications with his public relations team in the defamation case brought by Brian McNamee, Clemens’ longtime former trainer.

The court found as an initial matter that that Clemens waived his claims of attorney-client privilege and work-product protection for all communications with his public relations firm by failing to produce an adequate privilege log. The court further found that...
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