Non-competition agreements and clauses are a hot topic in the legal sector. They are sometimes enforceable, but more often than not they are struck down if litigated. The problem sometimes can be that an employee does not wish to spend the time or money to litigate these issues.
Attorney-client privilege, the confidentiality of communications between lawyer and client, is a protection for discussions between those two parties. How strict is that rule? What if a public relations firm has access to the communication? Is the privilege lost?