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Audio Conference Tapes and CD's:
New Issues in Attorney Client Privilege for Corporate Counsel
Presented Thursday, December 13, 2007
Audio Conference Recording Price: $199.00 

Proposed Rule 502 and other changes to attorney-client privilege are around the corner. It is more important than ever to keep abreast of the latest developments in order to avoid potential pitfalls. Join us for a 60-minute audio conference where you and your colleagues will discover:
What is privileged and what you must disclose?
New and proposed rules affecting privilege & work product doctrine
Necessary steps to ensure privilege is not waived
When is the attorney-client privilege implicated in e-mail communication?
When and why would a company ever intentionally waive its attorney-client privilege?


  • What exactly is privileged?
    • What communications are protected?
    • What documents are protected and which arenít?
    • How can counsel draft e-mails to protect their privileged status?
    • How important choice of law issues affect the application of privilege?
  • How does privilege apply to Corporate Counsel?
    • When the client is a corporation what are the privilege tests?
    • Heightened Burdens: What is required for in-house counsel to maintain privilege?
    • How to handle employees seeking advice from the corporationís attorney?
    • How to respond allegations against the executive team and legal department?
  • The latest rules on waiver issues: What you need to know
    • What are the new and proposed rules for inadvertent disclosure?
    • Selective waiver: What the courts and rules committees are saying
    • Proposed Rule 502: Whatís next?
    • Thompson/McNulty Memoranda Ė How the DOJ is handling the waiver issue
  • Question and Answer Session - Hear Real-World Questions Answered!


Todd Presnell is a member of Miller Martin PLLC where he serves as the Vice-Chair of the firm's litigation department with responsibility for the Nashville office.
  • Mr. Presnell is a trial lawyer who concentrates his practice in commercial, products liability, and employment litigation.
  • Mr. Presnell regularly advises corporate legal departments on establishing and maintaining the attorney client privilege
  • His experience includes handling jury and bench trials in state and federal courts. Recent trial successes include a $4.2 million verdict for a business client in a malicious prosecution lawsuit, a defense verdict on behalf a Fortune 200 company in a fraudulent inducement case, and a defense verdict in a products liability case.
  • He has also argued before the Sixth, Seventh, and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals, as well as the Tennessee Court of Appeals.
  • Mr Presnell has been published extensively including: Protecting the Attorney-Client Privilege: Depositions of In-House Counsel, In-House Defense Quarterly (Winter 2007); Identity Theft-Protecting Your Employer-Client from Liability, For the Defense (Mar. 2006); A Higher Standard: Claiming Attorney-Client Privilege is Tougher for In-House Counsel, Business Law Today (May/June 2005); and Scope of the Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege, For The Defense (Jan. 2000).

The speaker's PowerPoint presentation slides are included with your audio recording purchase. All materials are accessible through the Internet and can be downloaded as a PDF file.

$199.00 for audio conference recording (CD or audiotape) and program materials. 

This is an outstanding program and therefore we offer purchasers a Money Back Guarantee. We are so confident that you will find the conference valuable that we offer a 100% money back guarantee from now until 30 days after the audio recording is shipped, making this a risk-free investment. Audio recordings will be received approximately three weeks after the live conference.

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