In re Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litig., No. 2:13-CV-20000-RDP, 2015 WL 10891632 (N.D. Ala. Nov. 4, 2015)

Key Insight: Court held that ?litigation/preservation holds and memoranda (at least in this case) issued by a corporate party to its employees for purpose of giving instruction and direction concerning documents and records to be preserved by those employees, even where that instruction arises from legal advice from counsel, are not shielded by the attorney-client privilege? and ordered production of certain litigation holds, including sections identifying the documents to be preserved, characterizing the litigation holds as ?managerial? and without the protection of attorney-client or work product privileges

Nature of Case: Antitrust

Electronic Data Involved: Litigation holds (i.e., legal holds, record holds)

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