When Should A Law Firm Retain Outside Counsel?

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This article addresses the viability of asserting attorney-client privilege to internal law firm communications when a law firm is assessing its own potential liability or professional exposure due to potential ethical issues or client complaints and provides criteria by which a law firm can decide that it should seek outside counsel in order to ensure that its communications and self assessment remains privileged from clients and third parties.

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