Peter Frattarelli and Simone Adkins Co-Author NJLJ Article “What’s the Law? Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine in Internal Investigations”
Archer attorneys, Peter Frattarelli and Simone Adkins, co-authored the New Jersey Lawyer article, “What’s the Law? Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine in Internal Investigations.” The attorney-client privilege analysis is never an easy one when internal investigations are conducted. In their article, Peter and Simone discuss navigating the complex waters of internal investigations when employers rely on the assistance of counsel. Often questions and confusion revolve around knowing what aspects of the investigation may be protected by the attorney-client privilege or work product doctrine, and outside the scope of discovery. New Jersey courts have evaluated this issue and developed an outline of how to address these situations.
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