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Paul Weiss: COVID-19: EEOC Issues Guidance on Workplace Vaccine Policies

By | Press Releases, Paul Weiss News, Covid-19

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently issued updated guidance on workplace COVID-19 v…

Catching up with Alec Karakatsanis on the Frontlines of the Covid-19 Legal Response

Catching up with Alec Karakatsanis on the Frontlines of the Covid-19 Legal Response

By | News & Features, Covid-19

Alec Karakatsanis and his team at Civil Rights Corps have been at the forefront of efforts to reform…

Lawyers as Essential Second Responders in Catastrophes

Lawyers as Essential Second Responders in Catastrophes

By | News & Features, Covid-19

In times of catastrophe, lawyers generally are not key first responders. The legal community provides assistance not just shortly after the devastation occurs, but for months and years into the future.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: James Bostwick

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: James Bostwick

By | News & Features, Covid-19

Bostwick, a medical malpractice and personal injury attorney based in California, discusses the delay of justice caused by court closures during the pandemic.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Jennifer Selendy & David Elsberg

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Jennifer Selendy & David Elsberg

By | News & Features, Covid-19

Selendy & Elsberg co-manage Selendy & Gay. "No firm is immune, but we've taken steps to protect our firm against the financial and cultural impacts of remote work."

Lawyer Limelight: Jeff Kichaven on His Mediation Practice During the Pandemic

Lawyer Limelight: Jeff Kichaven on His Mediation Practice During the Pandemic

By | Lawyer Limelights, Covid-19

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, Kichaven has moved his practice entirely online, which he thinks may become a permanent option for mediation work even after the lockdown is lifted.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: David A. Lash of O'Melveny

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: David A. Lash of O'Melveny

By | News & Features, Covid-19

Lash is head of his firm's pro bono program and is assisting legal aid groups, small businesses and non-profits as they navigate this unprecedented crisis.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Evan Chesler of Cravath

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Evan Chesler of Cravath

By | News & Features, Covid-19, Cravath Features

Cravath's efforts during the pandemic include advising clients across all sectors of the economy and partnering with legal aid groups to help the hardest hit.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Johnine P. Barnes of Greenberg Traurig

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Johnine P. Barnes of Greenberg Traurig

By | News & Features, Covid-19

Barnes talked with us about the early effects of the pandemic on the workforce and businesses, as well as her own adjusted practice.

Firms Respond to Covid-19 Crisis with Free Legal Resources

Firms Respond to Covid-19 Crisis with Free Legal Resources

By | News & Features, Covid-19

In this uncertain time, many firms represented on this year’s Lawdragon 500 have taken the lead in disseminating free legal advice related to Covid-19.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Michael Kosnitzky of Pillsbury Winthrop

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Michael Kosnitzky of Pillsbury Winthrop

By | News & Features, Covid-19

Kosnitzky, co-leader of Pillsbury's Wealth Management practice, on top client questions and how his firm has adjusted operations during the crisis.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Tamar Frankel of Boston University School of Law

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Tamar Frankel of Boston University School of Law

By | News & Features, Covid-19

Frankel discusses brokers' duties, market volatility, and whether the pandemic can be considered a force majeure event.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Nicholas Gravante Jr of Boies Schiller Flexner

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Nicholas Gravante Jr of Boies Schiller Flexner

By | News & Features, Covid-19

Gravante shares adjusted plans for the firm's summer associate program, and his most important piece of advice for clients right now.

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Wachtell Lipton: “New” IRS Guidance Provides Relief for REITs

By | Press Releases, Wachtell Lipton News, Coronavirus Alerts

Taking a page from its financial-crisis playbook, the Internal Revenue Service has issued a welcome …

MALDEF Sues Federal Government Over COVID-19 Relief to Mixed-Status Couples

By | Press Releases, Coronavirus Alerts, MALDEF

(GREENBELT, Md.) – The federal government’s denial of COVID-19 relief payments to U.S. citizens…

Wachtell Lipton: REITs and COVID-19: 15 Key Issues for Boards

By | Press Releases, Wachtell Lipton News, Coronavirus Alerts

Many REIT boards are now broadening their focus beyond the immediate firestorms unleashed by COVID-1…

Texas Woman Sues Princess Cruise Lines in Husband’s Coronavirus Death

By | Press Releases, Coronavirus Alerts, Rusty Hardin & Associates

Rusty Hardin & Associates suit: Cruise line knew of danger, failed to warn and delayed medical c…

BLB&G: Protecting Investors in a Time of Crisis: Access to Justice and COVID-19

By | Press Releases, Bernstein Litowitz News, Coronavirus Alerts

On March 23, 2020, a leading defense side firm posted a memo decrying a supposed “flood of filings…

Wachtell Lipton: What to Say on Your Next Earnings Call in the Time of COVID-19

By | Press Releases, Wachtell Lipton News, Coronavirus Alerts

This evening, in an unusual and groundbreaking statement, the Chairman of the Securities and Exchang…

Wachtell Lipton: REIT M&A: Preparing for Threats in COVID-19 Environment

By | Press Releases, Wachtell Lipton News, Coronavirus Alerts

The precipitous drop in REIT stock prices has brought out the activists.  While all REITs’ first …

Wachtell Lipton: Activists Will Show Their True Colors in COVID-19 Pandemic

By | Press Releases, Wachtell Lipton News, Coronavirus Alerts

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of public companies have seen their market capitaliza…

Wachtell Lipton: Preserving Liquidity during the COVID-19 Pandemic

By | Press Releases, Wachtell Lipton News, Coronavirus Alerts

Over the past two weeks, many companies, large and small, identified the near-term threats to corpor…

Wachtell Lipton: Disclosure Issues Relating to COVID-19

By | Press Releases, Wachtell Lipton News, Coronavirus Alerts

Among the many issues facing public companies as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic is how to handle …

Wachtell Lipton: Debt Covenant Compliance and the COVID-19 Pandemic

By | Press Releases, Wachtell Lipton News, Coronavirus Alerts

As the scope and potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic became apparent over the past week, corpo…

Wachtell Lipton: Regulators Address Short Selling in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

By | Press Releases, Wachtell Lipton News, Coronavirus Alerts

In the past month, in addition to its human impact, fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and the oil s…

Wachtell Lipton: Corporate Liquidity and the COVID-19 Pandemic

By | Press Releases, Wachtell Lipton News, Coronavirus Alerts

Borrowers across the credit spectrum and in a wide range of industries are working to develop and im…