Law Firms Take A Liking To Social Media Practice Groups

Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 6:42 PM EDT) -- Law firms are increasingly launching practices devoted exclusively to social media in response to corporate troubles with Facebook, Twitter and the like, with groups offering specialized guidance on employees’ online conduct, digital promotion of pharmaceutical products and disclosure of market-moving financial information.

Though still in its infancy, the trend shows great promise, as virtually all major corporations in every industry have created social media accounts and quickly realized that misusing the platforms could damage their brands and land them in court.

Jeffrey Schultz, chair of the...
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