In his Professional Responsibility column, Hinshaw & Culbertson partner Anthony E. Davis the dilemma lawyers face if they accidentally receive confidential or privileged details relating to adversaries or third parties through no fault of their own, and how ABA Model Rule 4.4(b) was adopted to reduce the ethical duties from three to one, leaving in place only the duty to notify the sender of the information.
Inadvertent Disclosure - Regrettable Confusion
New York Law Journal
November 7, 2011
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