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Michigan Federal Court Holds that New FRE 502 Precludes Privilege Waiver for Inadvertent Disclosure of Electronically Stored Information

3 December 2008
Mayer Brown Article
3 December 2008 - The District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has ruled that recently adopted Federal Rule of Evidence (FRE) 502 protects against waiver of the attorney-client privilege where the disclosure of electronically stored information (ESI) was inadvertent and the disclosing party took prompt steps to protect the privilege.
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