This article discusses the attorney-client privilege, the attorney work product protection, and related doctrines, with a specific focus on how these doctrines apply to in-house counsel’s communications. The article addresses important differences between federal and Illinois law on these topics of which in-house counsel should be aware. The article concludes with best practices in-house counsel may wish to follow to try to ensure that their potentially privileged communications will not be discoverable in the event of litigation.
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