Archives for February 2016

ELS Partner Chandra C. Davis to Present At Legal Basics For Business Seminar

Legal Basics For Business is a joint venture comprised of the law firms of ELS, Griggs Law Group, LLC and Mills Law Associates, LLC. LBB’s mission is to educate and empower small and mid-sized business owners and employees about common legal issues that they may face in today’s multifaceted society. Chandra Davis will be presenting […]

ELS hosts its First Continuing Legal Education Event: Conducting Ethical Investigations

CONDUCTING EFFECTIVE AND ETHICAL INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS In an era of heightened government and regulatory scrutiny the importance for companies to perform their own thorough and effective internal investigations into allegations of wrongdoing has never been more apparent. In-house attorneys, outside law firm counselors, and Human Resource professionals will learn to prevent and spot the ethical […]

ELS Engages in a Day of Culture with Alvin Ailey

ELS attorneys and their loved ones shared in an afternoon of brunch and culture.  The attorneys took in the day by attending a showing of the Historic Alvin Ailey Dance Theater at their Fox Theater appearance.

Avoiding Legal Liability In An Interview

Avoiding Legal Liability In An Interview[1] Federal and state laws have been created to protect, not only employees, but applicants from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national original, age and disability or genetic information. Many employers believe explicitly and directly asking questions in interviews concerning these inherent characteristics only subjects them […]

Employers Cannot Discharge Just Because It “Dislikes” Social Media

More and more employers are creating and implementing social media policies for their employees to comply with. Employers are concerned about their brand; employees affect the brand, positively and negatively. Social media policies allow employers to control its brand’s image and protect its reputation. With the increased use of social media, employees are beginning to […]

The New World of Discovery and Efficiency in Litigation

On December 1, 2015 new amendments for the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) will take effect. The amended rules include Rule 26(b), Rule 4m and Rule 37(e). The focus of the amended rules is to provide efficiency in the litigation process and curtail discovery costs. Rule 26(b) Rule 26 (b) governs the scope of […]