Social media is becoming one of the primary means of communicating in
our ever-growing world of e-commerce. The mission of the Committee
on Social Media is multi-faceted and includes:
Using social media to promote the work of the New York State Bar
Association, the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section and the
Committee on Social Media by providing Section members current
information about the Section, including CLEs and important legal
Educating Section members about the risks and benefits of using
social media as part of their law practice and their professional
obligations in using social media, including ethical, disciplinary and
Educating Section members about “best practices”
concerning preservation and collection of social media for use in
litigation and investigations, types of social media and its
discoverability, and use of social media to prosecute and defend a
Organizing and sponsoring CLEs.
Monitoring legislative developments.
Addressing appropriate corporate policies.
The Committee on Social Media is co-chaired
by Mark A. Berman of Ganfer & Shore, LLP and Ignatius A.
Grande of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.