ACC Joins Amicus in DC Circuit Over Privilege Issues in Kellogg, Brown & Root

ACC believes that the rulings below are contrary to the purposes of the attorney-client privilege and threaten to seriously erode the protection of the privilege in internal investigations by companies into alleged employee misconduct. To begin with, the decision below … Continue reading

KBR Internal Investigation Is Covered by Attorney-Client Privilege, D.C. Circuit Court Agrees

The attorney-client privilege covered the internal investigation because it was conducted for the purpose of obtaining legal advice; the fact that the investigation was undertaken as part of a mandatory regulatory and corporate compliance program, rather than for the sole … Continue reading