Constangy, Brooks & Smith Launches e-Law Service Area

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National employment lawyers focus on crossroads of technology and law.

Constangy launches e-Law practice group

National labor and employment law firm Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, announced today that it has formed a new service area to help employers better manage law and technology in the workplace – the e-Law Service Area.

Working across the firm’s nationwide offices, the attorneys who comprise the new e-Law team are experienced litigators and labor attorneys who will help clients work proactively to avoid costly lawsuits by crafting policies and practices for situations including:

  •     Online recruiting and screening
  •     Social media
  •     Electronic signatures
  •     Discipline for employee comments or conduct online
  •     Payroll cards
  •     Bring-your-own-device programs
  •     Data preservation, security and management

Constangy's e-Law team will also help employers navigate the complexities of modern litigation and e-discovery, from start to finish.

The new group is chaired by Nancy Leonard in the firm’s Kansas City office and Susan Bassford Wilson in the St. Louis office.

“We’ve created a team of experienced attorneys from within the firm who not only understand the complexities of employment law, but who are ahead of the curve in following constantly evolving technologies and how they are fundamentally changing the way companies engage with their employees,” said Neil Wasser, chairman of Constangy’s executive committee.

The e-Law group will share insights, ideas and news via its Twitter feed (@eLawConstangy) and LinkedIn page. Some recent publications include:

  •     Another One Bites the Dust: The NLRB's Assault on Social Media and Internet Policies Continues
  •     BYOD Requires BYOB: How to Handle the Challenges Inherent in a "Bring Your Own Device" Program
  •     Electronic Signatures: What Every Employer Needs to Know
  •     Counting the Cost of Payroll Cards: Are They Worth It for Employers?

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About Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP:

Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP has counseled employers on labor and employment law matters, exclusively, since 1946. A “Go To” Law Firm in Corporate Counsel and Fortune Magazine, it represents Fortune 500 corporations and small companies across the country. Its attorneys are consistently rated as top lawyers in their practice areas by sources such as Chambers USA, Martindale-Hubbell, and Top One Hundred Labor Attorneys in the United States, and the firm is ranked as a Tier 1 firm by the U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms survey. More than 150 lawyers partner with clients to provide cost-effective legal services and sound preventive advice to enhance the employer-employee relationship. Offices are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. For more information, visit http://www.constangy.com, follow us on Twitter @ConstangyLaw or download our app for iPhone/iPad and Android.

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