How To Leave The Firm Holiday Party With Your Dignity Intact

Law360, New York (December 11, 2015, 3:43 PM EST) -- While festive firm parties provide a fun way to wind down after a busy year, attorneys say an overabundance of eggnog can have bigger consequences than a stocking full of coal for employers and fledgling associates alike.

A cheery get-together is a great opportunity to get everyone mingling and give newer employees the chance to shine outside the office, but it can also open the door to legal nightmares for management and an unshakeable reputation for recent hires.

“The goal is to have fun but avoid a mistletoe mishap,” said Joseph T. Clees, an Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC...

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