The following aritcle, Inadvertent Disclosure: Avoiding Waiver Under Rule 502, is an exclusive contribution to the ACEDS Expert’s Corner, a collection of e-discovery articles and white papers authored by leading organizations and practitioners around the world. To submit a piece for editorial review, please contact Robert Hilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Few things raise the legal blood pressure more than the prospect of an inadvertent disclosure of information that waives attorney-client or work product protections. The potential for waiver often leads producing parties, particularly those dealing with large volumes of ESI, to incur hundreds of thousands of dollars in costs for document-by-document privilege review.
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