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Privilege Does Not Cover Communications With Outside Counsel Relating To Business-Related Advice, E.D.N.Y. Holds

Employers would do well to remember that not all communications with counsel will per se be deemed protected under the attorney-client privilege and work-product doctrine, and in conversations with outside counsel they should be explicit in stating they seek legal advice in anticipation of litigation.

Fewer Class Actions Remanded To State Court

Fewer wage and hour class action cases are leaving the federal court system for state courts after a 2013 Ninth Circuit ruling reduced the standard significantly.

Overtime Pay For Attorneys

In a comment on lawsuits filed by attorneys who claim they were not performing “attorney” work and are therefore entitled to overtime for their labor […]