In episode 104, Coffey talks with Alan Crone about litigation avoidance in remote workplaces. They discuss the litigation potential in remote environments; the importance of setting clear performance expectations and using metrics for accountability; responding to bad behavior; reasonable accommodation when remote work may be an option; conducting successful remote investigations; and handling terminations remotely.

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Alan Crone

Alan Crone

Alan G. Crone is the founder and CEO of The Crone Law Firm, an employment law team committed to helping employees, executives, and entrepreneurs resolve workplace disputes. A master at devising winning strategies and innovative tactics, Alan is known for achieving the best outcome for clients. He is a fifth-generation Memphian who has been active in local and state politics for decades, serving as a former Memphis City Councilman and as the Senior Policy Advisor to the mayor of Memphis. In 2023, City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland appointed Alan to be the Chairman of the City of Memphis Sports Authority Board. Alan is a voracious reader and proud father of three children he shares with his wife, Allison.


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