Question of the Week

What's Your Most Memorable Misdirected E-mail, Received or Sent?


Recent news that a misdirected e-mail from Pepper Hamilton may have helped confirm a page one New York Times story on a billion-dollar settlement created quite a buzz in journalism and legal ethics communities.

Several commenters at debated the decision by the Times to use the information. While others, such as Douglas Laird, recognized the blunder as a cautionary tale, [there] “but for the grace of God go I,” he noted.

This made us wonder…

What’s your most memorable misdirected e-mail, received or sent?

Answer in the comments section below.

Read last week’s question and answers about declaring a moratorium on a work/life balance hog.

Our Favorite Answer From Last Week:

Posted by “R”: “Email. Simply shut down the firm server from 5 pm until 8 am. No one is allowed to send or receive email during that time. No exceptions.”

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