Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

As we help keep our people and our communities safe, our firm’s client-focused culture and resources allow us to provide seamless service to our clients, as they deal with unprecedented business disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our cross-disciplinary Coronavirus Response Team is an outgrowth of our longstanding Crisis Response & Management Practice, and has mobilized to assist clients in addressing the impact of COVID-19 on their operations and business continuity. We are knowledgeable about the dynamic landscape, with its rapidly promulgated and evolving COVID-19-related legislation, executive orders, regulations and guidance. Our broad background provides clients with seasoned judgment in dealing with issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. We are dedicated to supporting our clients during these difficult times and beyond, by addressing the full spectrum of legal issues, including:

  • CARES Act, including Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
  • Compliance with emergency declarations and “essential business” designations
  • Considerations for manufacturers and sellers of PPE
  • Contractual obligations, including force majeure provisions
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment and workforce issues (new state and federal paid leaves, unemployment insurance revisions, quarantine protocols, worker safety)
  • Environmental, health and safety
  • Finance and financial restructuring
  • Health care, including telemedicine and HIPAA compliance
  • Insurance coverage for business interruption and event cancellation
  • Precautions and legal requirements for return to work and reopening the workplace
  • Real estate
  • Risk management and exposure assessment
  • Supply chain disruption
  • Technology and data privacy and protection
  • Vendor compliance

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Coronavirus Resource Center

We have assembled the information on this page with respect to select federal and New York State legislation, executive orders and regulatory guidance as a resource during these unprecedented times. This is not a definitive or comprehensive catalog or summary of all existing legislation, executive orders or regulatory guidance; similarly, it is not legal advice and does not create an attorney-client relationship.

Like so much that is related to the COVID-19 crisis, these resources are constantly changing with revisions, supplements and additions to applicable policies, legislation, mandates, regulations and guidelines. Therefore, we suggest that you contact us with specific questions, and visit the websites referenced on this page (as well as the websites of other governmental entities addressing the COVID-19 crisis) for current information

EXECUTIVE ORDERS

New York State

New York City

NYS Reopening Guidance

COVID-19 RELATED STATE & FEDERAL LEGISLATION

CARES Act

STATE & FEDERAL TAX FILING EXTENSION

SELECT FDA & OTHER GUIDANCE

EXTERNAL RESOURCES

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response