Current Med. Directions LLC v. Salomone, 2010 WL 714686 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Feb. 2, 2010)

Key Insight: Court found attorney-client privilege did not protect emails residing on defendant?s server which, along with other assets, was sold to plaintiff in the underlying acquisition where defendant made no effort to delete the emails prior to the acquisition and failed to independently discover that the privilege emails had been produced to him as part of plaintiff?s production, and where evidence indicated that defendant knew, at least generally, the privileged documents had been inadvertently produced but did not seek their return

Nature of Case: Claims arising following acquisition of defendant’s company and his subsequent termination

Electronic Data Involved: Privileged emails

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