• Target Discovery Ruling Sheds Light on Preserving Privilege of Post-Breach Internal Investigations
  • October 30, 2015 | Author: Nicole Joy Leibman
  • Law Firm: Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. - New York Office
  • Last week, on October 23, 2015, U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey J. Keyes denied a class of banks’ motion that Target produce documents generated during its internal investigation of the massive 2013 holiday season data breach.1 This decision highlights the need for corporations to carefully structure their post-breach investigations in order to claim attorney-client privilege over the investigation and any resulting documents.