Employment Record Retention and Destruction: Guidance for Employment Counsel
Implementing Document Management Policies to Mitigate Risk, Reduce Costs and Minimize Discovery Challenges
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will discuss effective document retention and destruction policies for employers and employment counsel. The panel will also explain strategies for producing employment documents during employment litigation, including meeting e-discovery requirements.
Best practices for proactive document management
- Records the law requires employers retain
- Records the law requires employers destroy
- Records that must be retained for litigation
- Drafting records management and retention policies
Preparing for litigation
- E-Discovery rules on litigation holds
- Data preservation
- Responding to discovery requests
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the legal risks of inadequate records management, and what should employers and their counsel do to avoid such pitfalls?
- When is the duty to preserve records triggered and how should such duty be carried out?
- How and what employers should do when responding to discovery requests seeking records, including electronic records?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Jonathan D. Wetchler
He works closely with clients to manage and resolve issues and disputes in virtually all areas of employment law.... | Read More
He works closely with clients to manage and resolve issues and disputes in virtually all areas of employment law. Having served as in-house counsel for two Fortune 500 companies and a high-tech start-up, he helps employers to develop and implement strategies, practices, and programs to reduce their potential exposure to liability and to successfully resolve high-risk disputes and claims.Close
Charles H. Wilson
Mr. Wilson is board certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He represents... | Read More
Mr. Wilson is board certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He represents employers in complex litigation and trials arising from claims of wage and hour violations, employee raiding, race discrimination, racial profiling, retaliation (including whistle blowing), harassment, and disability discrimination. He has also represented employers in numerous administrative actions before the EEOC and state agencies.Close