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The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly and dramatically impacted each and every individual and all businesses. Keeping up with the pandemic, which is easier said than done, is critical to business stability, adaptability, and sustainability. With the fast-paced developments, changing guidance, and complicated legal updates relating to COVID-19, business owners can find themselves overwhelmed.

Join Kelcie Longaker, Veronica Yu, and the Central Maryland Chamber of Commerce on May 7 at 12:00 PM to discuss Practical Pointers to help businesses navigate the pandemic.

For more information and daily updates on the Coronavirus please visit our Coronavirus Resources page.


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Veronica K. Yu is an attorney in the labor and employment practice group. Veronica allows business owners to focus on growing their businesses by anticipating, identifying, and navigating legal issues. She works with her clients to come up with solutions to their greatest legal questions and concerns. She also counsels her clients to proactively implement strong policies and practices to ensure they will not face expensive and prolonged legal disputes, as well as how to comply with federal regulations, such as wage and discrimination laws. Veronica also has a diverse civil litigation background primarily focusing on products liability defense, business litigation, insurance defense, coverage disputes, and insurance fraud. She also has experience handling insurance claims against media outlets for defamation and libel, invasion of privacy and copyright violations.


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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.


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