Attorney-Client Privilege: Ohio Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple

, New York Law Journal


Zuckerman Spaeder partner C. Evan Stewart writes: Charles Caleb Colton once famously observed that "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." One place where that maxim seems not to have worked out well is in the application of the attorney-client privilege. Given the steady erosion in that privilege, it has been disheartening to see a New York court recently reach out and imitate the courts of Ohio.

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