Articles Posted in Confidentiality of Information Provided to Legal Counsel


The Point

1. An attorney’s duty to maintain client communications as confidential is one of the central pillars of legal ethics*. For obvious reasons, this is vital to the well being of a business enterprise.

2. Based on my years as a practicing lawyer — and at other times as a business executive — I believe that government agencies sometimes threaten this important value.

3. It’s up to legal counsel, in law firms and in-house, to zealously defend a corporation’s right to confidentiality. Continue reading

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