Do Your Business Emails Pass the Mom Test?

If you are writing emails you wouldn’t want your mother to see, chances are that you wouldn’t want a judge to see them either – or have them entered into an official court record. Emails can be used in business litigation as powerful evidence of wrongdoing or malicious intent. Here are some best practices for business email communications:

Choose the right communications method. Sometimes email is not the best choice for communicating your message. Consider making a phone call if you need to have a proper discussion, especially if emotion is likely to be involved.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Published In: Business Organization Updates, Business Torts Updates, General Business Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Robert Freedman - Partner at Tharpe & Howell, LLP | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »