PLDO Partner Brian J. Lamoureux to be a Featured Panelist on “Social Media Use by Municipalities: Developing and Enforcing Policies for Public Employees and Officials”

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) Partner Brian J. Lamoureux, a prominent business litigator and employment attorney who is a national authority on social and digital media law, will participate in a live webinar on "Social Media Use by Municipalities: Developing and Enforcing Policies for Public Employees and Officials" on Wednesday, February 14, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. The webcast is hosted by Strafford Publications and will address a wide range of legal issues that arise for municipal governments, officials and employees using social media. Attorney Lamoureux will examine unique issues for municipalities when developing and enforcing social media policies and will review the latest legal developments, explore future trends and highlight potential pitfalls. For more information on the event, CLE credits and to register, visit Social Media Use by Municipalities Webinar.

"No organization is immune from the perils and consequences of social media use in the workplace," said Attorney Lamoureux. "Government employees and officials have added challenges and it is imperative for municipal leaders to stay up to date on trends in the social and digital media space and by having employee policies and procedures in place that comply with constitutional limitations and other laws."

Attorney Lamoureux is a member of PLDO’s Employment, Litigation and Corporate & Business Teams. His extensive practice areas include complex commercial litigation, employment law, construction 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 Providence College, where he received a B.A. in Political Science, cum laude. 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, email [email protected], call 401-824-5100, or follow him on Twitter (@brianattorney). 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, health care, 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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