Supreme Court of Georgia Agrees with Position Stated in APRL’s Amicus Brief

On July 11, 2013, the Supreme Court of Georgia addressed the same issue decided the day before by the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts regarding the availability of of the attorney-client privilege for communications between lawyers and their law firm’s in-house counsel. In St. Simons Waterfront, LLC v. Hunter, MacLean, Exley & Dunn, P.C.,Case No. S12G1924, the court reached the same result, holding that the privilege is available in those situations. The full opinion can be viewed or downloaded here.