Nathan Crystal, The “Primary Purpose” Test for Application of the Attorney-Client Privilege, South Carolina Lawyer 12 (November 2106) [PDF]

Nathan Crystal & Francesca Giannoni_Crystal,  Preserving the Attorney-Client Privilege and Protecting Work Product as In-House Counsel, South Carolina Lawyer 12 (January 2016).   [PDF]

Nathan M. Crystal & Francesca Giannoni-Crystal, Using Occa jan-16m’s Razor to Solve International Attorney-Client Privilege Choice of Law Issues: An Old Solution to a New Problem, forthcoming in North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, volume 41. Read here–using-occams-razor-to-solve-international-attorneyclient-privilege-choice-of-law-issues-an-old-solution-to-a-new-problem/

Ethics Watch: The “Good Cause” Exception to the Attorney-Client Privilege in Derivative Litigation, South Carolina Lawyer 12 (November 2014). Read it in the current issue of the journal.

Nathan Crystal, Inadvertent Production of Privileged Information in Discovery in Federal Court: The Need for Well-Drafted Clawback Agreements, South Carolina Law Review, Volume 64 Book3

Communications with Law Firm In-House Counsel: Does the Privilege Apply?, South Carolina Lawyer 11 (September 2013).

Confidentiality, Privilege, and Work Product: Some Important Differences, South Carolina Lawyer 9 (July 2013)

Ethics Watch: Technology and Confidentiality (Part II), South Carolina Lawyer 12 (Nov. 2011).

Ethics Watch: Technology and Confidentiality (Part I), South Carolina Lawyer 12 (Sept. 2011). 

Crystal, Nathan M. and Giannoni-Crystal, Francesca (2011) Understanding Akzo Nobel: A Comparison of the Status of In-House Counsel, the Scope of the Attorney-Client Privilege, and Discovery in the U.S. and Europe, Global Jurist: Vol. 11: Iss. 1 (Topics), Article 1. DOI: 10.2202/1934-2640.1378; Available at:

Recent Developments in Substance and Procedure of the Attorney Client Privilege, South Carolina Lawyer 12 (March 2010).

False Testimony by Criminal Defendants: Still Unanswered Ethical and Constitutional Questions, 2003 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1529. 

The Lawyer’s Duty to Disclose Material Facts in Contract or Settlement Negotiations, 87 K.Y. L.J. 1055 (1999).

Confidentiality under the Model Rules of Professional Conduct,30 U. Kan. L. Rev. 315 (1982).