The #SocialMedia Practice Group brings together a cross-section of distinguished Dilworth attorneys with in-depth experience in Litigation, Labor & Employment, Investigations, Intellectual Property, Technology startups, Securities, and Media Law. Our lawyers understand the widespread use of social media, its viral effect, and its ever-growing impact on the business community, and we are at the forefront of emerging social media issues in the workplace.
The team handles issues related to defamation, false light, First Amendment disputes, intellectual property rights, and other litigation matters arising in the social media space, including those involving electronic discovery and evidentiary issues. Additionally, Dilworth attorneys advise on disciplinary and termination decisions relating to employee use of social media; assist in drafting workplace policies; and provide valuable counsel on social media compliance issues as well as non-competition, non-solicitation, and trade secret considerations involving former employees. Further, we assist technology startups and counsel larger businesses on compliance issues relating to social media.
Dilworth Partner Eric B. Meyer serves as Chair of the #SocialMedia Practice Group. He publishes The Employer Handbook,
which was voted the ABA Journal
’s top Labor & Employment Law Blog of 2013. A frequent lecturer around the country, and an influential legal voice on Twitter, Meyer has been quoted in ABCNews.com, NBCSports.com, AMEX’s Small Business Open Forum, Inc. Magazine
, Business Insurance, Entrepreneur
, Mashable.com, and The Wall Street Journal
among other outlets.