Joint Defense and Confidentiality Agreement

An agreement that allows parties with similar legal interests, who are involved in an investigation or legal proceeding, to share information with each other without waiving the attorney-client privilege, work product protection, or other applicable privilege or protection. This agreement may also protect against the disqualification of one party's counsel as a result of sharing confidential information with the other parties to the agreement. This Standard Document has integrated notes with important explanations and drafting tips.

Jonathan N. Rosen, Polsinelli PC, with Practical Law Litigation


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