Reed Smith Atty Charges Into Social Media Minefield

Law360, New York (October 21, 2013, 8:50 PM EDT) -- A Reed Smith LLP attorney gave an inadvertent master class on how not to use social media when he recently weighed in via Twitter on controversial political and legal topics and hurled profanity at a widely read U.S. Supreme Court blog — another sign that many attorneys remain unaware of the professional ramifications of bad online behavior, experts say.

The Twitter exchange last week between Reed Smith real estate partner Steven Regan and high court site SCOTUSblog highlighted the myriad ways a lawyer can make missteps...
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