Although much of the work preparing for mediation will be done by the parties’ lawyers, clients should keep in mind the following considerations to maximize the possibility of a successful outcome.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a wide range of impacts on commercial real estate sectors.
The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare obstacles small businesses face that go beyond financial.
Given the broad range of impacts of the pandemic, it is important to review contract and subcontract forms with legal counsel to ensure that the risk allocation contained therein appropriately allocates the risk for COVID-related delays.
Commercial leasing attorneys have been awaiting judicial clarification on the impact state-ordered shutdowns have on a business’s obligation to pay rent since the COVID pandemic hit early last year. That wait is over — at least in terms of one Massachusett's judge’s take on the issue.
As the pandemic has been impacting our nation for almost 12 months now, another half year or more can seem both doable and daunting for many. The key is to continue fostering a resilient mindset, and truly understand that brighter days are ahead.
Being a Black-owned business has never been an easy task. To count yourself worthy of greatness in a society that has a tendency to grab a “shotgun” when you simply ask for what you’re owed is a magical act within itself. And because many of us don't have access to capital we have to constantly find creative ways to get quality results with limited resources.
Per the EEOC guidelines, any COVID-19 vaccine that has been approved or authorized by the Food and Drug Administration is not a medical exam under the Americans with Disabilities Act. That means it can be administered by an employer or administration by a third party can be required.
How can diversity, equity and inclusion policies, known as DEI, transform from one-time reactive moments in recent history to a sustainable, long-haul movement aimed at genuine changes in recruiting, hiring and retaining a broad and diverse workforce from anywhere, and everywhere.
COVID-19 has been a historic public health crisis, but it’s also been a mental health crisis that has intersected with the legal profession’s ongoing concerns over promoting the mental health of attorneys and their staff.