Even if the attorney-client or work-product privileges were to apply, Herzing waived the privileges by asserting the Faragher-Ellerth defense. When a Title VII defendant affirmatively invokes a Faragher-Ellerth defense that is premised at least in part on an internal investigation, the defendant waives the attorney-client privilege and work- product doctrine for all documents created as part of that investigation. Ambrose-Frazier v. Herzing Inc, No. 15-1324, 2016 WL 890406 at *5 (E.D. La. March 9, 2016).
Ambrose-Frazier v. Herzing Inc, No. 15-1324, 2016 WL 890406 (E.D. La. March 9, 2016) (Morgan, J.)