Privilege Log

Definition(s)

  • A record of the responsive and/or relevant documents that are being withheld from production on a claim that they either contain attorney-client communication or are attorney work-product. Though there is not standard rule describing the necessary content for a privilege log, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure contain a general requirement that a privilege log “describe the nature” of the privileged document in a manner that “will enable other parties to assess the claim.” Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(b)(5)(A).
  • A list of a set of documents that a Producing Party did not produce on account of Privilege such as Attorney-Client Privilege.