FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 12, 2021

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNERS JAMES R. GRASSO AND ROSA ALINA PIZZI TO PRESENT AT BUFFALO NIAGARA PARTNERSHIP WEBINAR TITLED,“RELIEF PACKAGE 2.0 & EMPLOYEE VACCINATIONS”

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partners James R. Grasso and Rosa Alina Pizzi will present at a Buffalo Niagara Partnership (BNP) webinar titled, “Relief Package 2.0 & Employee Vaccinations.” The webinar will take place on Tuesday, January 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Join Mr. Grasso, Ms. Pizzi and the BNP for a timely conversation on how employers can better navigate two critical issues:

Details of the new COVID-19 Relief Package:

  • A second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
  • Streamlined loan forgiveness
  • New ways PPP funds can be used
  • Larger loans for restaurants and hospitality businesses

Employees and vaccinations:

  • What can and cannot be mandated

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. 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 premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices across New York State and in 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 www.phillipslytle.com.

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