Attorney-Client Privilege, the Cohen Raid and the Mueller Investigation, Daily Report
Is everything in a lawyer’s office protected by attorney-client privilege? The answer is almost always “no.”
In an article published by the Daily Report, John M. Gross addressed the question of whether attorney-client privilege is dead. Five key elements that form attorney-client privilege is discussed in detail and applied to the Mueller investigation, the Michael Cohen raid, the Stormy Daniels Settlement, and the Sean Hannity hearing.
The five key elements include:
- Made for the purpose of giving and receiving legal advice;
- Between an attorney and a client (no one else);
- Made in circumstances offering a reasonable expectation of privacy; and
- The attorney and client must continue to maintain the confidentiality of the communication.
To read the full article, please visit the Daily Report website.