KALAMAZOO—Two attorneys will discuss common social media mistakes and how to avoid them as Western Michigan University concludes its 2013-14 Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series this month.
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn's Bea Swedlow, partner, and Steve Glista, staff attorney, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, May 30, at the Haworth College of Business in 2150 Schneider Hall, delivering a presentation titled "The Pitfalls of Social Media."
The event is free and open to the public and begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (269) 387-6059 or at wmich.edu/business/keystone-rsvp. Free parking is available in the nearby Fetzer Center parking lot.
About the speakers
For more than 65 years, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn has served clients locally, nationally and internationally, counseling clients on complex legal issues in more than 50 areas of legal practice. Honigman operates from its offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo with approximately 250 attorneys and 350 staff.
As a partner of the firm, Swedlow brings her experience as an intellectual property litigator to the Ann Arbor office, representing clients in significant patent, copyright and trademark matters. Swedlow also advises clients on social media issues and other emerging forms of digital communication.
Glista serves as staff attorney for Honigman in Kalamazoo, advising high-tech and software startup companies on contract management and general corporate business matters. He also assists social and emerging media clients with Internet and mobile opportunities and matters.
About the series
The Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series provides an opportunity for the local community to hear top business leaders and WMU faculty, alumni and friends of the Haworth College of Business discuss current topics of interest to the community.