Author’s Publications

You may access Todd Presnell’s privilege-related publications via these links.

  1. Whistleblowing to In-House CounselToday’s General Counsel, Spring 2020.
  2. Privilege and Legal Holds, Today’s General Counsel, Winter 2020.
  3. Subsidiaries, Affiliates and Privilege Protection,Today’s General Counsel, Fall 2019.
  4. Employees, Agents, and the Attorney-Client Privilege, Today’s General Counsel, Spring 2019.
  5. In-House Counsel, PR Consultants and the Privilege, Today’s General Counsel, Summer 2019.
  6. Battle of the Privileges: Conducting Ex Parte Privileged Discussions with Physician-Employees, Connections, Vol. 21, Issue 11, p. 12 (AHLA Nov. 2017).
  7. Conducting Privileged Internal Investigations, Today’s General Counsel, Vol. 14, No. 5, p. 40 (Fall 2017).
  8. Comey and Executive Privilege–What Could Have Been, Law360, June 5, 2017.
  9. Privilege Protections for Media Strategies in Employee-Related Claims, Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report, June 29, 2016.
  10. Legal Advice or PR Plan? A Pertinent Privilege Conundrum, Law360, June 9, 2016.
  11. Ty E. Howard & Todd Presnell, In-House Counsel: Protecting the Privilege in a Post-Yates Memorandum World, The Corporate Counselor, Vol. 31, No. 3, p.1 (June 2016).
  12. Informer’s Privilege Prevents Disclosure of Confidential Informant in Islamic State-Related Prosecution, Westlaw Journal White Collar Crime, Vol. 30, Issue 7, Apr. 2016.
  13. Government’s Penn State Investigation Produces Lessons for In-House Counsel, Corporate Law & Accountability Report, Bloomberg BNA, Mar. 3, 2016.
  14. In-house counsel and third-party agents: Should the privilege apply?, InsideCounsel, Feb. 8, 2016.
  15. Privilege Issues for In-House Lawyers–Foreign and Domestic–in U.S. Litigation, IADC Corporate Counsel Newsletter, Jan. 2016.
  16. Trends in Privilege and Post-Accident Investigations, Law360, Dec. 22, 2015.
  17. FAQs About the In-House Attorney-Client Privilege, In-House Counselor, Vol. 21, Issue 1, June 2015 (American Health Lawyers Association).
  18. What’s Mine is not Yours: Former Officers and Directors and a Corporation’s Attorney-Client Privilege, The Corporate Counselor, Vol. 29 No. 10 (Jan. 2015).
  19. Washington State Supreme Court Limits Attorney-Client Privilege for Healthcare-Provider Corporations, Medical Liability Monitor, Vol. 39, No. 5 (May 2014).
  20. FAQs: The In-House Attorney-Client Privilege, In-House Defense Quarterly (DRI Jan. 2014).
  21. Email and Privilege for In-House Counsel, The Corporate Counselor, Vol. 28, No. 10 (Jan. 2014).
  22. Protecting Witness Statements from Discovery, InsideCounsel, May 2, 2013.
  23. Upjohn Warnings and External Consultants, InsideCounsel, April 18, 2013.
  24. Preventing or Limiting In-House Counsel Depositions, InsideCounsel, March 21, 2013.
  25. Ignoring Privilege Log Obligations May Prove Costly, InsideCounsel, March 7, 2013.
  26. Protecting Attorney-Corporate Witness Consultations During Depositions Breaks, Inside Counsel, February 21, 2013.
  27. Privileges, Clawbacks, and Inadvertent Disclosures–Is Technology the Solution?, The Corporate Counselor, Vol. 27, No. 9 (Jan. 2013).
  28. Not all Talks with your Lawyer are Confidential, Nashville Business Journal, May 6, 2011.
  29. In-House Counsel Beware: Conflicts of Law May Spoil Your Privileges, In-House Litigator, Vol. 23, No. 4 (Summer 2009).
  30. The Application of Conflict of Laws to Evidentiary Privileges, published in Evidentiary Privileges for Corporate Counsel at 159 (DRI 2008).
  31. Protecting the Attorney-Client Privilege–Depositions of In-House Counsel, In-House Defense Quarterly at 50 (Winter 2007).
  32. A Higher Standard–Claiming Attorney-Client Privilege is Tougher for In-House CounselBusiness Law Today, Vol. 14, No. 5 (ABA May/June 2005).
  33. In-House Counsel and the Attorney-Client Privilege, Inside Connection, Tennessee Bar Association Newsletter (Summer 2001).
  34. Scope of the Corporate Attorney-Client PrivilegeFor The Defense at 26 (January 2000).

You may access Todd Presnell’s other publications via these links.

  1. Supreme Court’s ‘Put-Up-or-Shut-Up’ Ruling Provides Much-Needed Certainty, Nash. Bus. J., Dec. 30, 2015.
  2. Selection and Preparation of Corporate Representatives for 30(b)(6) Depositions, InsideCounsel, April 4, 2013.
  3. Loser Pays Statute Changes the Stakes, Nashville Business Journal, August 31, 2012.
  4. History Sniffing Collides with Privacy Concerns, Law Technology News, February 7, 2011.
  5. Attorneys’ Fees in Trade Secrets Litigation, published in Defending Intellectual Property Claims (DRI 2006).
  6. Identity Theft–Protecting Your Employer-Client from Liability, For The Defense , at 8 (March 2006).
  7. Class Action Reform–A Day to Savor, Nashville Business Journal, February 27, 2005.
  8. Protecting Trade Secrets from Employee Theft, IP Litigator, at 32 (May/June 2003).
  9. Defending Employment Discrimination Class Actions, For The Defense, at 34 (October 2002).
  10. Interstate and International DepositionsFor The Defense at 14 (January 1999).


  1. Very impressive, Todd! I want to introduce you to my blog world if you’d be so inclined.

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