Our work during the COVID-19 pandemic

The global crisis precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic impacts every organization doing business today. We’re actively supporting our clients across industries and regions as we shape new policies and amend existing ones; counsel on strategy, government relations, employment law, and more; and craft business plans as well as internal and external communications. In a world where the new reality changes on a moment-by-moment basis, we are the partner to help you lead your organization through this difficult to time. Some examples include:

  • Providing regulatory and litigation risk mitigation counsel to a medical device company on the frontline of the pandemic, while still meeting global needs as quickly as possible
  • Counseling a leading furniture manufacturer on wage and hour advice, standby statements, and sick leave policies
  • Advising a world-renowned nonprofit on options to avoid reductions in force
  • Advising the counsel and board of a major pharmaceutical manufacturer regarding employee furloughs and lab closures; drafting sick leave policies and communications; analyzing and counseling on telecommuter reimbursement laws and the new House bill’s impact
  • Counseling multiple leading universities on actions in the wake of initial confirmed exposures, dorm closures, and student protests; assisting with Congressional request for emergency funding
  • Advising a client who operates a significant entertainment venue on legal options for its employees in various classifications to be compensated for period of operational shutdown and for access to state and federal funds, grants, and loans related to COVID-19
  • Advising a prominent national trade association on communications plan on confirmed exposures and drafted related statements
  • Developing national state of emergency survey for a medical device manufacturer
  • Advising a technology company on Business Continuity Plan modifications


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