This article addresses the question of whether the attorney-client privilege covers the identity of the client and fee arrangements with the client. It discusses five recurring patterns where this issue arises and the holdings of courts in those situations.
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GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2018-62; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-62
Mueller, Christopher B. and Kirkpatrick, Laird C. and Richter, Liesa, §5.19 Client Identity; Fee Arrangements (2018). C. Mueller, L. Kirkpatrick, & L. Richter, Evidence §5.19 (6th ed. Wolters Kluwer 2018); GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2018-62; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-62. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3276999