Feb 12, 2021

Grasso, Marks, Pizzi, Webinar, Take a Deeper Dive: Covid-19 Panel

Phillips Lytle LLP Partners James R. Grasso, Kelly E. Marks and Rosa Alina Pizzi to Participate in Webinar Titled, “Take a Deeper Dive: Covid-19 Panel”

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partners James R. Grasso, Kelly E. Marks and Rosa Alina Pizzi will participate in a webinar titled, “Take a Deeper Dive: COVID-19 Panel.” The webinar, hosted by Phillips Lytle LLP and Tronconi Segarra & Associates LLP, will take place on Wednesday, February 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

A panel of industry leaders will take a deeper dive into COVID-19 relief programs, including the Paycheck Protection Program 2.0 and the Employee Retention Tax Credits, as well as HR/employee considerations for employers. Following the presentation, there will be a live Q&A session that will allow attendees to ask panelists specific questions on any of these topics.

Mr. Grasso represents management in the private and public sectors in all aspects of labor and employment law. He counsels clients on workplace policies and practices, as well as legal compliance issues, and represents employers in litigation concerning employment discrimination, harassment, wage and hour matters, wrongful termination, employment contract disputes, and confidentiality and non-compete agreements. Mr. Grasso appears regularly before state and federal courts in New York, and before federal, state and local administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights and New York City Commission on Human Rights. His practice also includes representing management in union organizing campaigns and collective bargaining negotiations, as well as defending management in labor arbitrations and before the National Labor Relations Board and New York State Public Employment Relations Board.

Ms. Marks is a tax attorney practicing in the areas of partnership and corporate tax; real estate investment trust tax; and the taxation of mergers and acquisitions, private-equity deals, joint ventures and equity compensation. She has expertise in New York State tax law, including sales and use tax. Ms. Marks has provided tax advice in connection with asset, stock and equity sales; stock offerings and private placements; and executive compensation, including deferred and equity compensation.

Ms. Pizzi concentrates her practice in the area of banking and financial services. Her experience includes representation of global financial institutions, non-traditional lenders and borrowers with respect to secured and unsecured credit facilities, community development transactions, real estate and construction lending, syndicated lending facilities and distressed financing transactions, as well as other extensions of credit.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a preeminent law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices across New York State and in Chicago, IL; Washington, D.C.; and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base, including Fortune 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle-market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit phillipslytle.com.


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