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Posted: March 6, 2020

Third-Party’s Presence Did Not Waive Attorney-Client Privilege

On March 3, 2020, the First Department issued a decision in Spicer v. GardaWorld Consulting (UK) Ltd., 2020 NY Slip Op. 01448, holding that the presence of a third-party did not (necessarily) waive attorney-client privilege, explaining: Plaintiffs were the sole shareholders of Hestia B.V. (the Company) prior to selling all of their shares to defendant.... Read more »

Posted: March 6, 2020

Judge Kuntz Remands Personal Injury Action After Adopting Magistrate Judge Mann’s R&R Finding That Defendants Failed to Establish Amount in Controversy Threshold

Posted by Solomon N. Klein, Litigation Partner Judge William F. Kuntz, II, recently overruled defendants’ objections to the Report and Recommendation issued by Magistrate Judge Roanne L. Mann, and remanded a personal injury action for lacking the amount in controversy threshold in diversity actions. Daversa v. Cowan Equipment Leasing, LLC, 20-CV-163 (E.D.N.Y. Feb. 28, 2020)... Read more »