Government Defense and Investigations Lawyers Discuss Implications of UK Court Decision for U.S. Lawyers


February 10, 2017

Three members of the firm’s Investigations & Monitorships team — London-based lawyer Roger Burlingame, New York-based former federal prosecutor Steven Kobre, and Washington DC lawyer Rachel Goldstein — offer insight into a new UK court decision that threatens U.S. privilege assertions for witness interviews. In the New York Law Journal, the authors analyze how a decision intended to prevent obstruction in investigations affects U.S. lawyers conducting investigations in the UK and elsewhere. They provide advice for conducting internal investigations and protecting communications from compelled disclosure.

To read the article, “Recent U.K. Decision Jeopardizes U.S. Privilege Assertions For Witness Interviews,” click here.