Fred Williams will teach a three hour CLE course on December 2, 2015.

Fred Williams will teach a three hour CLE course for the Mecklenburg County Bar on December 2, 2015. The course is entitled “Digital Privacy: Electronic Surveillance in the Digital Age.”  Subjects addressed will include: “When is it a crime to invade another’s privacy?”  “Can an employer, a spouse or a business rival monitor others’ emails, access their computer files, use GPS or other digital means to record their location or secretly record videos of their actions?”  Ethical, malpractice and professionalism issues for lawyers will be covered.

Fred Williams is of counsel to the firm.  He retired as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Charlotte.   As an AUSA, Fred prosecuted computer and intellectual property crimes and supervised the white collar unit.  He received awards from the Director of the FBI for helping train computer forensics examiners.  Fred is an adjunct professor at UNCC and teaches law and ethics for graduate students.  At the firm, he represents and counsels persons involved in criminal and civil matters related to electronic surveillance, computer intrusions and searches and copyright, trade secret and trademark issues relating to computers and software.