COVID 19

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TELEPHONE NUMBER
312-668-1089
EMAIL ADDRESS
bjohnson@mrllp.com

Overview

COVID-19 has shaken us all and has had an unprecedented impact on how businesses operate worldwide. As the pandemic rages, the collateral damage left in its wake is far and wide. This is particularly true in terms of potential legal exposure on the part of companies hit hard by ongoing the novel coronavirus and ongoing variants.

M&R has been at the forefront of COVID-19-related legal issues since the infancy of the pandemic—our incisive, in-depth commentary can be found here—and we continue to be the go-to firm for those navigating the myriad problems that’ve arisen due to the public health crisis. Not surprisingly, the firm has assembled a standalone COVID-19 Practice Group made up of an inter-disciplinary team of M&R attorneys—all subject matter pros—singularly focused on piloting clients through challenges resulting from COVID-19 and its troubling aftermath.

For years to come, businesses across the U.S. and internationally will face issues and litigation as a consequence of the pandemic and its outsized influence on day-to-day operations and, more broadly, our global economy. The good news is that M&R’s COVID-19 Practice Group is dialed-in and uniquely situated to successfully handle these matters, whether they play out in the courtroom, boardroom or workplace.

Areas of Expertise

Bankruptcy & Restructuring
Commercial Litigation
Cybersecurity & Privacy Issues
Insurance Claims & Coverage
Labor & Employment Issues
Real Estate (including commercial leasing)
Regulatory Law
White-Collar Defense & Investigations

Representative Matters

Represented small businesses in first of its kind federal court lawsuit against U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and the Treasury Department, as well as the U.S. Small Business Administration and its administrator, Jovita Carranza, seeking to nullify guidance issued by the SBA in tandem with Treasury that ostensibly reimposes a so-called “credit elsewhere test” as a criteria for loans made pursuant to the Paycheck Protection Program.

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