Clarke v. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., 2009 WL 1838995 (S.D.N.Y. June 22, 2009)

Key Insight: Court upheld prior determination that email withheld as protected by attorney-client privilege should be produced where review of the email and affidavits of defendant?s employees showed that ?rather than having been asked to make a recommendation, in-house counsel had been charged with making a corporate decision as to whether certain jobs would be reclassified? and that the email informed the recipients of that decision and did not provide legal advice

Nature of Case: Class action alleging violations of Fair Labor Standards Act

Electronic Data Involved: Email

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