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Carlton Fields Attorneys Author Article in ABA Securities Litigation on Theft of Company Documents

Labor & Employment   |   Securities & Investment Companies   |   August 11, 2020

Carlton Fields securities and derivative litigation attorneys Brian Rosner, Natalie Napierala, and Katelyn Sandoval authored an article in ABA Securities Litigation titled, “When Terminated Employees Steal: Cases of Purloined Company Documents.”

The article addresses a unique topic: what happens when companies don’t protect confidential information after an employee departs?

Companies commonly fall victim to cases of purloined company documents, in which terminated employees take privileged information out of turn. This situation can contribute to diminished integrity in the courtroom and sanctions against the employee and the employee’s counsel.

The attorneys share that companies shouldn’t rely on courts to protect their confidentiality, and instead, should consider redoubling their efforts to keep departing employees from absconding with confidential documents.

Read the article.

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