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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court concludes that the attorney-client privilege and work-product doctrines apply to some but not all communications associated with an internal investigation

March 24, 2021

Click here to view the opinion. The U.S. Chamber filed a coalition amicus brief arguing that all of the communications are privileged.

U.S. Chamber leads coalition amicus brief in support of attorney-client privilege and work-product protection for communications and materials made in connection with internal corporate investigation

November 13, 2020

Click here to view the coalition amicus brief. Kevin P. Martin and William E. Evins of Goodwin Procter LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.

Previously, the U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief urging the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to grant direct review, and another brief when the case was before the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

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