Coronavirus Resources

Be Informed

Offit Kurman lawyers remain dedicated to supporting our clients during this time of uncertainty.  Offit Kurman created this resource  – dedicated to COVID-19 advice, information, and strategies – to assist clients and others in remaining current with the implications of the changes to our lives and businesses resulting from the virus and government directives. We will continue to keep you up-to-date on new information, thought leadership, practical advice and strategies and the precautions you should be taking over the next few weeks.

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Maryland Region
Columbia, Baltimore, Frederick

John Brunnett - Regional Director
jbrunnett@offitkurman.com | 301.575.0392

 


D.C. Region

Tysons Corner, VA; Bethesda, MD,
Washington, D.C.

Joe Crossney - Regional Director
jcrossney@offitkurman.com | 301.575.0387

 

 

Pennsylvania Region
Philadelphia, PA; Plymouth Meeting, PA; Harrisburg, PA; Wilmington, DE

John DePrince - Regional Director
jdeprince@offitkurman.com | 267.338.1313

 

 

New York Region
New York, NY;  Metropark, NJ

Kim DePuy- Regional Director
kdepuy@offitkurman.com  | 347.589.8502

 

 

North Carolina Region
Charlotte, NC

Robin O'Connell - Regional Director
robin.oconnell@offitkurman.com | 980.279.8431

Watch & Listen

Building Best Practices For Construction Companies to Navigate COVID-19

Friday, March 27th, 2020

Join Josh Quinter and Karin Corbett in a free, one-hour webinar to get an update on the current state of affairs, learn tangible steps your construction company can take to overcome the hurdles it currently faces as a result of COVID-19, and draw on their experience with various players in the industry relating to the impact of the current pandemic.

COVID-19: What Government Contractors Need to Know

Friday, March 27th, 2020

Ed DeLisle, Practice Group Leader of Government Contracting, is presenting “COVID-19: What Government Contractors Need to Know.” During this briefing, Ed will discuss the challenges facing government contractors as they contend with the pandemic and what to expect as things progress. The program will cover:

Coronavirus: Creating a Legally Compliant Remote Workforce

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

Many businesses have been forced to shut their physical doors given the outbreak of the Coronavirus. The switch to a completely remote workforce presents many logistical and legal challenges. Join Offit Kurman Principal Attorney Theodora Stringham to discuss best practices for managing a remote workforce from a legal perspective.

Special Coronavirus Briefing for Hotel and Restaurant Employers

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The Coronavirus Crisis is presenting a host of new challenges for employers in the Hotel and Restaurant Industry. During this Special Briefing, we will discuss existing and expected challenges you can expect to face in the weeks to come.

COVID-19 and its Legal Implications

Thursday, March 26, 2020

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.

The Coronavirus Crisis is presenting a host of new challenges for employers across all industries. During this Special Briefing we will discuss existing and expected challenges you can expect to face in the weeks to come.

On March 10, New York became the first state to require lenders to submit a coronavirus contingency plan. Lenders must be prepared to have plans to face the employment and regulatory challenges that may lie ahead.  Lenders may need to update employment practices/policies and/or take steps to avoid incurring losses associated with pending loan applications.

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Resources

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New Poster Required for Coronavirus Law

The law requires that no later than April 1, 2020 covered employers publish/post the requisite notice poster to employees. Covered employers include businesses and some government entities with less than 500 employees.

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Family First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 18, 2020 President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This law, among other efforts to mitigate the impact of COVID-19, provides for an expansion of the Family Medical Leave Act as well as the creation of Emergency Paid Sick Leave. Employers with fewer than 500 employees will need to adopt policies and practices compliant with the many nuances of the new law, as illustrated below.

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