Is This Chat Discoverable? How In-House Counsel Can Protect Privilege
Labor and Employment Attorneys William Delany and Dana Feinstein co-authored an article in Bloomberg Law offering best practices for in-house counsel to avoid risking an unintentional disclosure of sensitive information and to protect the organization and in-house counsel from risks of accidental discovery. As employees begin to return to work and COVID-19 accommodations become the “new normal,” companies may see an uptick in internal complaints of virus-related discrimination, harassment, and workplace safety concerns. When investigating them, in-house counsel must pay close attention to issues of privilege.