Congressional Investigations and the Attorney-Client Privilege

Congressional Investigations and the Attorney-Client Privilege

Jan 02, 2019

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Co-author, The WLF Legal Pulse, January 2, 2019

As Democrats assume control over the U.S. House of Representatives for the next Congress, many insiders anticipate an increase in congressional oversight investigations. Although much of the focus will be directed at the Trump administration itself, certain industries are also likely to be targeted, including health care, energy, financial services, pharmaceuticals, technology, and for-profit higher education, to name just a few. For many targets of this oversight activity, this will be their first foray into the unique world of congressional investigations where some of the usual rules don’t really apply.

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