Asserting the Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Protection

This Note examines the key issues counsel should consider when asserting the attorney-client privilege and work product protection, including how to assert and show that the privilege and protection apply, considerations to take into account when preparing a privilege log, and when redaction of documents is appropriate.

Thomas E. Spahn, McGuireWoods LLP


The full text of this resource is available by logging in or by requesting a trial. If you have any questions, please contact us or your Practical Law Account Executive.

Free trial

A free trial will give you:

Unlimited access to our online legal know-how services during the trial period
Full training and support
Four issues of Practical Law The Journal, the companion to Practical Law online
Weekly update e-mails on current legal developments in your practice area

Log in using Practical Law username

Only use this login if you have not set up OnePass for Practical Law

{ "siteName" : "PLC", "objType" : "PLC_Doc_C", "objID" : "1247565764856", "objName" : "ACT_OWNED - READ_ONLY - 8-515-4489", "userID" : "2", "objUrl" : "", "pageType" : "Resource", "academicUserID" : "", "contentAccessed" : "false", "analyticsPermCookie" : "22e97be00:15afd4fd16c:4296", "analyticsSessionCookie" : "22e97be00:15afd4fd16c:4297", "statisticSensorPath" : "" }