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It's Okay, I'm a Lawyer! How the Expansion of the Attorney-Litigation Privilege is Changing the Game

In 2015, the first district significantly expanded the attorney-litigation privilege, finding that it immunized attorneys from claims in addition to defamation and, in addition to an attorney's communications, protected an attorney's conduct. While it is axiomatic that "with great power comes great responsibility," Amanda Hamilton notes in March's Illinois Bar Journal that "recent expansions of the attorney-litigation privilege demonstrate why attorneys must be increasingly vigilant in their commitment to ethical principles to ensure they do not abuse their power."

Read her entire article, "It's Okay, I'm a Lawyer! How the Expansion of the Attorney-Litigation Privilege is Changing the Game," in the March issue of the Illinois Bar Journal.

Posted on March 18, 2019 by Rhys Saunders
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