Law Firm Must Disclose Client E-mails, Court Rules

A Morristown, N.J., law firm will have to turn over client e-mails in a federal court battle between a former client and his ex-employer, as a judge has rejected the firm's assertions of privilege. The messages were exchanged among Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti, its former client, Warren Tobin of New Zealand, and Matthew Young, a "lay adviser" to Tobin in a related New Zealand proceeding.

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