Securing Social Media Admissions in Employment Litigation: Investigative Strategies, Spoliation Warnings, Use of Subpoenas
Finding and Obtaining Adverse Employee Evidence on Social Media Sites
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to employment litigators for tracking down admissions by current or former employees on social media sites, drafting discovery relating to social media accounts, sending spoliation warning letters for social media posts, and crafting subpoenas to obtain social media evidence in a format that will be admissible at trial.
- Locating social media posts by current and former employees and related third parties
- Discovery requests regarding social media accounts
- Spoliation warning letters
- Subpoenas to social media sites for evidence to be used at trial
- Admissibility of social media posts at trial
The presenter will review these and other key issues:
- How can employment counsel locate social media accounts of current and former employees and related third parties?
- When and to whom should spoliation warning letters be sent?
- What discovery can be used to uncover hidden social media accounts?
- How can employment counsel obtain social media posts from third-party providers?
- What is required for the admission of social media posts at trial?
Marcus R. Chatterton
Balch & Bingham
Mr. Chatterton is a tech-minded litigator experienced in intellectual property, social media, smart grid,... | Read More
Mr. Chatterton is a tech-minded litigator experienced in intellectual property, social media, smart grid, electronic data, and general technology issues. He represents large and small businesses, inventors, and creative clients in copyright, patent, trademark, and trade secret disputes. Mr. Chatterton often advises clients on strategies to protect IP, handle large volumes of data from systems like the smart grid or automated metering technologies, or to navigate internet commerce issues and information governance.Close