File Sharing Service Causes Waiver of Attorney Client Privilege

May 04, 2017 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

It seems innocent enough. Your attorney shares a few files by sending a link from their unprotected cloud storage account. They expect that you’ll only see the files that they intended to send. But there are huge risks to this approach. This behavior can result in the waiver of attorney client privilege. In a recent case in Virginia, a judge ruled that Harleysville Insurance Company had waived its right to attorney client privilege when it made the mistake of storing privileg [...]