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Ropes & Gray Attorney Discusses Importance of Maintaining Documentation on Employee Performance in The Wall Street Journal

Practices: Government Enforcement / White Collar Criminal Defense

In a February 9 article published by The Wall Street Journal’s Risk & Compliance Journal, government enforcement partner James Dowden discusses a wrongful-termination lawsuit involving the former general counsel of Bio-Rad Laboratories. Mr. Dowden emphasizes how the suit highlights the importance of maintaining employee performance records, explaining, “If you have concerns about someone’s performance on a regular basis, you have that record to rely on.” The issue of documentation played a critical role in the Bio-Rad general counsel’s case. The article is available here (subscription required).

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