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Cohen Warrant: ORDER as to In the Matter of Search Warrants Executed on April 9, 2018. The Court has reviewed

the 161 items that the Amended Report recommends designating as Privileged, Partially Privileged, or Highly Personal. The Court adopts the Report for the following reasons: 57 of these items are text messages between Plaintiff and his outside counsel, in which Plaintiff requests legal advice from his outside counsel or Plaintiff’s outside counsel provides legal advice; 55 of these items are text messages between Plaintiff and his outside counsel, in which Plaintiff requests legal advice from his outside counsel or Plaintiff’s outside counsel provides legal advice in anticipation of litigation; 22 of these items are email communications or portions of email communications in which Plaintiff receives or requests legal advice from outside counsel; 6 of these items are email communications in which Plaintiff receives or requests legal advice from outside counsel in anticipation of litigation; 7 of these items are email communications between Plaintiff and a client, containing legal advice made in anticipation of litigation; 1 of these items is an email communication in which Plaintiff receives a request to initiate legal representation; 9 of these items are legal memoranda from outside counsel, providing legal advice to Plaintiff or a client of Plaintiff; 1 of these items is a letter from Plaintiff’s outside counsel containing legal 2 of these items are retainer agreements between Plaintiff and outside counsel,containing requests for legal advice10; 1 of these items is a litigation document containing notes for Plaintiff’ s outside counsel, made in anticipation of litigation. The Court has also reviewed the 7 documents that the Special Master recommends withholding from the Government because they are Highly Personal. (ECF No. 81, at 2.) These documents all concern Plaintiffs family affairs and are not relevant to the Government’s investigation. With respect to the above items, the Court ADOPTS the Amended Report. The Court has also considered the Special Master’s recommendation for Plaintiff and Intervenors to submit designations to the Special Master on a rolling basis for all items in their possession as of June 15, 2018, with a final deadline of June 25, 2018. The Court instead sets the following schedule for this case: By June 25, 2018, Plaintiff shall submit designations to the Special Master of all items in his possession as of today; By June 27, 2018, the Intervenors shall submit designations to the Special Master of all items in their possession as of June 25, 2018; and With the exception of any items not in Plaintiffs possession as of today, the Special Master is DIRECTED to produce all items to the Government taint team that, as of June 27, 2018, at 11 :59 p.m., have not been designated Privileged, Partially Privileged, or Highly Personal by Plaintiff, an Intervenor, or the Special Master. If Plaintiff or any Intervenor believes these deadlines are not feasible, that party shall submit to the Court by tomorrow, June 23, at 6:00 p.m., a detailed, sworn statement explaining why these deadlines are not feasible. (Signed by Judge Kimba M. Wood on 6/22/2018)(ap)