Read ELS’ Practical Guidance on Discovery in Employment Litigation

ELS Partners, Jamala McFadden and Chandra Davis, and ELS attorney, Raquel Crump, had the pleasure of authoring a Lexis Practice Advisor Practice Note concerning Discovery in Employment Discrimination Litigation: What Defendants Can Request and Obtain from Plaintiffs. The practice note provides guidance on the scope of permissible discovery employers may obtain from plaintiffs in employment discrimination lawsuits. […]

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 […]