Practical Law Webinar on Educating Employees on the Privilege

October 8, 2013

Practical Law company logoA corporation’s privilege protection can often be misunderstood or unintentionally damaged.  Educating and training the company’s management and employees is key to creating a culture that maintains the protections of the attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine.

On September 20, 2013, Practical Law Company and  Thomas Spahn of McGuireWoods LLP presented Preserving Privilege: Educating Management and Employees on Attorney-Client and Work Product Protection, a webinar on how to provide practical guidance to employees and management on the creation and maintenance of the attorney-client privilege and work product protection.  Thomas Spahn discussed the ways in-house counsel and law firm attorneys can best create a corporate atmosphere conducive to maintaining the privilege.

Viewers of this webinar will:

  • Learn training techniques to effectively explain the attorney-client privilege and work product protection to non-lawyers.
  • Obtain practical guidance on creating a corporate atmosphere conducive to maintaining the privilege.
  • Discover special considerations when addressing the Board of Directors.
  • Explore real-life examples where attorney-client privilege was waived, the effect this had on the situation and how waiver could have been prevented.

All registrants of this webinar receive a ready to use PowerPoint presentation to easily inform the Board of Directors and corporate executives on their role in maintaining attorney-client privilege and work product protections.

To access the recorded webinar and the PowerPoint presentation, see: http://us.practicallaw.com/1-542-3065.