Nonattorney Investigator Must Disclose Witness Interview Notes in Pennsylvania

Nonattorney Investigator Must Disclose Witness Interview Notes in Pennsylvania
Michael Cianfichi
Pennsylvania Employment Law Letter

Michael Cianfichi, an associate in the Firm's Labor and Employment Practice, authored this article for the Pennsylvania Employment Law Letter. Michael discusses a recent Pennsylvania Superior Court decision that unanimously ruled notes and memoranda of witness interviews prepared by a nonattorney private investigator are not protected by the work-product doctrine to the same extent as if the interviews had been conducted by an attorney.

"Employers should take note because of the ruling's relation to the internal investigations companies undertake after receiving harassment or discrimination complaints," wrote Michael.

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