Is a title opinion subject to attorney-client privilege?

With the growth of civil lawsuits in the Marcellus Shale Region regarding oil and gas ownership, oil and gas leases, and other property rights, it is pertinent to understand the protections afforded to title opinions under the applicable attorney-client privileges. Application of the attorney-client privilege requires that confidential communications be made in connection with providing legal services. A title opinion is the written opinion of an attorney, based on a…