PLDO Partner Brian J. Lamoureux to Address “Social Media Trends and Issues for Government Officials” at a RI Bar Government Lawyers Committee Seminar

Rhode Island - November 30, 2018 - Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC (PLDO) Partner Brian J. Lamoureux, a prominent business litigator and employment attorney who is a national voice on social and digital media law, will lead a discussion on the current trends and issues of social media use by elected officials and municipal employees at a seminar hosted by the Rhode Island Bar Association’s (RIBAR) Government Lawyers Committee on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the RIBAR headquarters, 41 Sharpe Dr. in Cranston. For further information, visit www.ribar.com.

Attorney Lamoureux’s presentation will cover how the recent Twitter ruling involving President Trump may impact the use of social media by government officials and a decision in Rhode Island cautioning cities and towns on how their websites may be used during the period leading up to elections. He will also provide tips and best practices for municipalities to consider when using social media.

Attorney Lamoureux is a member of PLDO’s Employment, Litigation, Cyber Law, and Corporate & Business Teams. His extensive practice areas include complex commercial litigation, employment law, social media law, and creditors’ rights. In addition to being an accomplished business litigator, he is a frequent guest speaker, published author and broadcast commentator on social and digital media legal issues in the news, having made appearances on WPRI-TV, WJAR-TV, WPRO-AM, and NECN-TV. He also created and teaches an MBA-level course called "Digital and Social Media in the Business Environment" at his alma mater, Providence College, where he is also a Practitioner Faculty member. In 2011, he was honored for his achievements by Providence Business News with a 40 Under Forty award.

Attorney Lamoureux holds a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island and earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the Syracuse University College of Law. At the same time, he received a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He is qualified to serve as a receiver in Rhode Island Superior Court.

To contact Attorney Lamoureux, please call 401-824-5100 or email [email protected]. For information about PLDO, visit www.pldolaw.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

About Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara ("PLDO") attorneys are highly skilled with a proven track record of achievement representing clients with respect to complex matters in a wide range of disciplines and industries. The founders of PLDO were formerly partners in an international law firm and are trained in multiple disciplines. The primary areas of practice for the firm include business law, special masterships, government relations and legislative strategies, civil litigation, real estate development, commercial lending, municipal law, nonprofit law, cyber law, health care law, white collar defense, estate planning, probate administration and trust litigation. The core values of respect, integrity, quality service and responsiveness are stressed each day at PLDO and the firm is committed to supporting the community in a meaningful way. The firm is headquartered at 1301 Atwood Avenue in Johnston, RI with offices in Massachusetts and Florida. For more information, visit www.pldolaw.com.

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