By Jennifer Thompson | Today’s attorneys rely heavily on technology to communicate with clients, especially email.  At the same time, given the sensitive nature of many attorney-client communications and the potential windfall to anyone who wrongfully intercepts these email communications, such communications can also be extremely attractive to would-be hackers.  This situation prompted the American Bar Association (ABA) to issue new guidance on a lawyer’s ethical obligations with respect to the email transmission of client-related information.

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