Thursday, December 3, 2015

ABA files brief urging Supreme Court to review case that the ABA contends threatens the attorney work product doctrine

The ABA Journal is reporting that the ABA has filed a brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision favoring the Federal Trade Commission in its battle to obtain attorney documents regarding a drug company’s settlement agreement with a generic manufacturer, arguing that the appellate decision “opens the floodgates” to disclosure of attorney work product in government investigations.  The ABA's  arguments are summarized in a press release available here.  The full brief is available here.

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