Michelle Capezza Quoted in “Social Media: Benefits Friend or Foe?”

Employee Benefit News

Michelle Capezza, a Member of the Firm in the Employee Benefits and Health Care and Life Sciences practices, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted in Employee Benefit News, in “Social Media: Benefits Friend or Foe?” by Bruce Shutan.

Following is an excerpt:

In addition, there are legal concerns that need to be addressed when developing a social media strategy pertaining to employee benefits. When gathering or providing confidential information, any such tools must be password protected and encrypted, according to Michelle Capezza, an employee benefits attorney for Epstein Becker Green who co-leads the firm’s technology, media and telecommunications service team.

“Agreements with any vendors for these services should address security and breach issues,” she says, “and protocols should be followed to protect the sensitive data in accordance with company policies and applicable laws.”