• New FRE 502 Intended to Limit Waivers of Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Doctrine
  • October 6, 2008
  • Law Firm: Winston & Strawn LLP - Chicago Office
  • Concerned over the increasing costs of discovery in civil litigation, Congress has adopted and the President has signed into law Federal Rule of Evidence 502, which limits the waiver of the attorney-client privilege and work-product doctrine through disclosures of privileged communications.