Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani Denver partners John Palmeri and Greg Hearing authored an article “Til Death Do Us Part: The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Duty of Confidentiality after a Client’s Death,” published by Colorado Lawyer, the official publication of the Colorado Bar Association.
The article explores the application of the attorney-client privilege and the duty of confidentiality following the death of a lawyer’s client and the implications of a recent Colorado Supreme Court decision.
Palmeri is co-managing partner of the Denver office. He handles complex civil litigation including the defense of professional malpractice lawsuits against lawyers, physicians, directors, officers, architects and engineers. He is the firm's professional liability practice group leader. He has tried dozens of cases to verdict in federal and state courts. He has secured several multi-million dollar settlements and judgments for his clients. In addition to his trial practice, Palmeri has argued precedent-setting cases in federal and state appellate courts.
Hearing is a litigator in the Denver office of Gordon & Rees and focuses his practice on the representation of businesses and individuals in complex civil litigation. He regularly handles matters concerning commercial claims, professional liability disputes, and product liability claims. Additionally, he represents insurers in coverage and first party bad faith actions. He works with clients ranging from individual professionals and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. This includes significant experience in the representation of energy and utility companies in a wide variety of matters.
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