Joint Defense Agreements and What Lawyers Should Know About Them

In many cases, a transaction, litigation, or business dispute can involve several parties, each with different attorneys but the same interests. As such, each party may wish to communicate with the others on issues of planning or strategy without risking the waiver of any privileges or immunities. In this case, clients and counsel can benefit from the courts’ options and they can share a joint defense or common interest privilege….

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