David Thompson Discusses Reputation Management 

David Thompson discussed reputation management issues on a July 27 ABA panel discussion. The panel was entitled “Reputation Management in the Digital Age: How ‘Information Permanence’ Affects the Way Businesses and Individuals Are Viewed by Others.”

Panelist explored the legal and social issues that can stem from maintaining online “archives” with information that has become inaccurate and outdated, as well as the ways that new technology affects existing legal frameworks regarding privacy and publicity. 

Mr. Thompson was joined on the panel by an editor from the Chicago Tribune, a professor from the George Washington School of Law and an assistant general counsel at the Tribune Company.

Mr. Thompson is a corporate attorney in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Before joining the firm, he was general counsel and chief privacy officer for Reputation.com.