Corporate Privilege Under Siege: Government Demands for Waiver Undercut the Purposes of Attorney-Client Privilege

October 16, 2003 Published Work
White Collar Crime Reporter, October 2003 and Delaware Corporate Litigation Reporter, October 10, 2003

In a recent public talk, Mary Jo White, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, lamented that waiver of corporate privilege has become a litmus test for whether a company is cooperating with an investigation. Her lament is apt.