Foley Of Counsel Mark Neuberger was quoted in an article that appeared in ITTechNewsDaily on August 11, 2011 titled “Getting to Know You: Social Media, Background Checks and Drug Tests.” Neuberger discusses employer use of various background research methods in hiring and employment decisions, stating that social media research alone allows employers to find out a great deal of information about potential hires that may or may not be relevant to making a good personnel decision. He adds that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has raised concerns regarding the use of certain information revealed by background checks and credit reports as a condition of employment. Neuberger also notes the importance of consistently following policies surrounding drug testing and sharing them with employees.
23 February 2024 In the News
Christopher Swift Comments on New U.S. Sanctions Against Russia
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Christopher Swift is quoted in the CBS article, “U.S. issues hundreds of new Russia sanctions over Alexey Navalny's death and war in Ukraine.”
22 February 2024 In the News
Louis Lehot Authors Article on the Business of Space Tourism
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Louis Lehot authored The Recorder article, “An M&A Lawyer's Insight Into Earth's Challenges From Outer Space,” exploring the growing business of space tourism and the plans underway for expanding this novel form of escape.
21 February 2024 In the News
Kate Gehl and Paul Piaskoski Author Article on FTC Approach to AI
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Kate Gehl and associate Paul Piaskoski authored the IP Litigator article, “FTC Weighs in on Threats to Competition from Artificial Intelligence in Comment to U.S. Copyright Office,” exploring the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s approach to the emerging technology.