Legal Privilege & Professional Secrecy 2018

Legal Privilege & Professional Secrecy 2018

Pages: 76

ISBN: 978-1-78915-039-1



  • £300.00

Legal Privilege & Professional Secrecy charts the laws and regulations affecting attorney-client communications in 14 jurisdictions across the world.

Topics covered include: professional rules and doctrines; differences in status between private practitioners and in-house counsel; protection limitations; secrecy duties; protection for agents of the attorney or client; protections for corporations; recognition of foreign protections; and protections for work product.

Published in May 2018, this edition contains the following chapters:  

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • England & Wales
  • Germany
  • India
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Nigeria
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • United States

Matthew T Reinhard, Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Member Matthew Reinhard focuses his practice on white-collar crime, internal investigations, and complex civil litigation. He has represented individuals and corporations facing investigations by the US Department of Justice (DOJ), various US Attorneys’ offices, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the US Department of Labor (DOL). He also represents targets, subjects and witnesses in all stages of criminal prosecutions.

Mr Reinhard works with multinational companies on a variety of international investigation and counseling matters, including reviews and analysis of anti-corruption compliance and controls policies and procedures. He frequently conducts internal investigations on behalf of clients, including into allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), fraud and harassment. Additionally, Mr Reinhard also counsels clients on FCPA-related due diligence prior to business acquisitions.

Mr Reinhard regularly works with clients in the oil and gas industry, conducting internal investigations and responding to government inquiries, managing FCPA due diligence, and reviewing anti-corruption policies and procedures. Additionally, Mr Reinhard has written on the anti-corruption challenges to the industry surrounding indigenisation and technology transfer efforts underway in many West African nations.

Mr Reinhard is experienced in all phases of civil litigation and has represented companies and individuals, as both plaintiffs and defendants, in claims for complex business torts, breach of fiduciary duty, professional malpractice and claims brought under the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).

Mr Reinhard received a JD from University of Iowa College of Law, with high distinction, Order of the Coif in 1999. He received a BA from Colorado College, cum laude, in 1996. While at the University of Iowa College of Law, Mr Reinhard was a member of the Chicago Moot Court Team and the Iowa Law Review.

Dawn E Murphy-Johnson, Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Dawn Murphy-Johnson is counsel in Miller & Chevalier's Litigation department. She focuses her practice on white-collar criminal defence, complex civil litigation, and appellate advocacy. She has second-chaired trial teams for both criminal and civil matters in federal court, and she has extensive experience representing clients before the United States Supreme Court and several federal Courts of Appeals.

In her criminal litigation practice, Ms Murphy-Johnson represents individuals in governmental investigations, at trial, at sentencing and on appeal. Her experience includes cases involving tax and accounting fraud, public corruption, money laundering, export control violations, and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). She has also conducted internal investigations on behalf of multinational corporations.

Ms Murphy-Johnson has broad experience in all aspects of civil litigation, most often in high-stakes, multi-year cases. She has won motions to dismiss based on lack of jurisdiction and for failure to state a claim, managed fact and expert discovery, and prepared cases for trial. She has represented clients in cases involving civil the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) claims, commercial contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, and professional negligence.

Ms Murphy-Johnson received a JD from Duke University School of Law in 2004 and a BA from Duke University in 1997. While at Duke University School of Law, Ms Murphy-Johnson was an articles editor for the Duke Law Journal.


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