Attorney-Client Privilege in Ownership Disputes: Illinois Corporations and Other Jurisdictions


Solving disputes among business partners and owners in a privately held business can quickly become complicated matters that end up calling for access to an LLC or corporation’s privileged communications. Only in rare circumstances can there be access to those privileged communications. Most courts apply a fact-intensive test that is difficult to satisfy. A closer look at the rule explains how it applies to Illinois corporations and business entities organized in other jurisdictions.

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