Noteworthy from Lifehacker. Personally, I’ve dispensed any illusion of privacy on a company email a long time ago. That said, it doesn’t seem to apply to attorney-client privilege, according to California appellate court.
There are many, many reasons not to use your work email address for anything remotely personal. Here’s one more: a California appellate court has ruled that even attorney-client confidentiality doesn’t apply when the email is on company servers.