Employee Benefit Plans and the Fiduciary Exception to the Attorney-Client Privilege

There is an increasing number of cases over the past decade where plan participants have successfully barred plan fiduciaries from asserting the attorney-client privilege under the "fiduciary exception." Therefore, employers who serve as ERISA fiduciaries should understand that not all communications with attorneys regarding employee benefit matters are privileged. Click here to read more from Metrocorpcounsel.com