5 Tips For Drafting Employment Pacts In The Social Media Era

Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 2:39 PM EDT) -- Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter have radically changed how companies and employees connect to each other as well as clients or customers, and those changes have left the law — and employment contracts — struggling to keep up, lawyers say.

“Technology and society move quicker than the law, and the law is catching up right now,” said Peter Steinmeyer, co-chairman of the noncompetes, unfair competition and trade secrets practice group at EpsteinBeckerGreen.

Though courts may still be in the early stages of molding the legal landscape, attorneys...
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