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LIVE WEBINAR HELD

Thursday, March 26th
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

The consequences of COVID-19 are far-reaching. How do I handle my employee issues, will there be rent abatement, is there insurance coverage for any of my losses? Get answers to these questions and more…

Topics will include:

  • Employees’ issues
  • Force Majeure
  • Landlord/tenant issues
  • Insurance recovery issues

ABOUT RUSSELL BERGER

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rberger@offitkurman.com | 410.209.6449

As an accomplished labor and employment attorney and Department Chair, Mr. Berger provides business counsel to employers on employee matters and is well-versed in litigating in both state and federal courts. Russell Berger is the trusted legal counsel every business owner needs to feel confident in their decision-making and secure with their assets. As a Practice Group Director at Offit Kurman, Mr. Berger has direct experience with managing other managers, which he draws from in advising his clients. He is a pragmatic problem-solver that works efficiently and tirelessly to present his clients the best possible solutions to their most complicated issues. He represents employers, businesses, and professionals in employment disputes across the nation.

ABOUT MICHAEL CONLEY

Offit kurman attorney, Mike Michael conley in Philadelphia

mconley@offitkurman.com | 267.338.1317

Mr. Conley is Co-Managing Principal of the Philadelphia office and the founder of the firm’s Insurance Recovery Practice Group. His broad legal experience includes insurance coverage litigation, and general litigation. He exclusively represents policyholders, including closely held, publicly traded, nonprofit, and municipal entities, with claims against their insurance companies. His insurance coverage law experience includes handling coverage actions on behalf of insureds relating to claim under general liability policies, bad faith claims, defense obligations, law and ordinance exclusions, crime coverage, employment liability coverage, and coverage for data loss and environmental liability.

ABOUT KELCIE LONGAKER

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klongaker@offitkurman.com | 301.575.0325

Ms. Longaker’s primary areas of concentration include general corporate advising, administrative hearings, and state and federal appellate litigation.  She advises start-ups and small businesses during all stages of the business’s life-cycle.  She regularly drafts organizational documents, reviews commercial leases, negotiates franchising agreements, and assists with the sale of corporate entities.  Ms. Longaker represents many businesses that require liquor licenses, including restaurants, package goods stores, agricultural producers, and manufacturers.  She represents clients before county agencies in their applications for new licenses, transfers of existing licenses, or defense of challenged licenses.  She also handles land use and zoning matters, real property transactions, and homeowners’ association matters.

ABOUT REVÉE WALTERS

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rwalters@offitkurman.com  | 240.507.1768

Revée M. Walters is a Principal attorney Chair of the Landlord Representation practice group, a member of the Commercial Litigation practice group, and a member of Offit Kurman’s Diversity Committee. Revée represents small and large businesses in a wide variety of industries in state and federal court litigation, mediations, arbitrations, and agency proceedings. The primary focus of her practice is Fair Housing Act training, counseling and litigation defense,  as well as the representation of property management companies and landlords, real estate agents and brokers, and real estate buyers and sellers in diverse and complex housing and employment law matters.

ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN

Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing full-service law firms in the United States. With 14 offices in seven states, and the District of Columbia, and growing by 50% in two years through expansions in New York City and Charlotte, North Carolina, Offit Kurman is well-positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the individuals who own and operate them. For over 30 years, we’ve represented privately held companies and families of wealth throughout their business life cycles.

Whatever and wherever your industry, Offit Kurman is the better way to protect your business, preserve your family’s wealth, and resolve your most challenging legal conflicts. At Offit Kurman, we distinguish ourselves by the quality and breadth of our legal services—as well as our unique operational structure, which encourages a culture of collaboration and entrepreneurialism. The same approach that makes our firm attractive to legal practitioners also gives clients access to experienced counsel in every area of the law.

Find out why Offit Kurman is The Better Way to protect your business, your assets and your family by connecting via our Blog, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn pages. You can also sign up to receive LawMatters, Offit Kurman’s monthly newsletter covering a diverse selection of legal and corporate thought leadership content.

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