COVID-19 Response
COVID-19 Response
Business of all sizes and in all industries are facing challenges related to the COVID-19 outbreak—from disruptions in business operations to the health and well-being of employees.
To help clients navigate these new challenges and help companies plan for reopening, Kelley Drye offers a team of legal advisers across practices and geographies. Our firm has a 180-year history of helping clients through their most significant crises by offering sound and practical legal, commercial, and government relations advice. In this uncertain environment, we are partnering with clients to offer support and provide you with guidance to help you to understand and respond to the challenges related to COVID-19, including:
 
  • Legal exposure due to business interruptions and unsatisfied contracts, including counsel on contractual obligations, especially for significant business concerns

  • Supply chain disruptions that are impacting the manufacture of consumer goods forcing manufacturers to seek alternative product sources that meet U.S. consumer regulations

  • All types of employment issues, including how to communicate to your employees, managing affected employees, remote work policies, privacy of record and employee travel, among other pressing issues

  • Evaluating disruptions to trading and markets, M&A/corporate transactions, commercial contracts, corporate governance (contingency planning for annual meetings) and disclosures for publicly traded companies

  • Monitoring the federal government’s efforts to address these issues, as well as emerging issues that businesses may face

To stay informed, visit our Kelley Drye COVID-19 Response Resource Center. Also, to receive Kelley Drye’s updates on COVID-19 legal issues, sign up here.
 
 
 

Overview

Business of all sizes and in all industries are facing challenges related to the COVID-19 outbreak—from disruptions in business operations to the health and well-being of employees.
To help clients navigate these new challenges and help companies plan for reopening, Kelley Drye offers a team of legal advisers across practices and geographies. Our firm has a 180-year history of helping clients through their most significant crises by offering sound and practical legal, commercial, and government relations advice. In this uncertain environment, we are partnering with clients to offer support and provide you with guidance to help you to understand and respond to the challenges related to COVID-19, including:
 
  • Legal exposure due to business interruptions and unsatisfied contracts, including counsel on contractual obligations, especially for significant business concerns

  • Supply chain disruptions that are impacting the manufacture of consumer goods forcing manufacturers to seek alternative product sources that meet U.S. consumer regulations

  • All types of employment issues, including how to communicate to your employees, managing affected employees, remote work policies, privacy of record and employee travel, among other pressing issues

  • Evaluating disruptions to trading and markets, M&A/corporate transactions, commercial contracts, corporate governance (contingency planning for annual meetings) and disclosures for publicly traded companies

  • Monitoring the federal government’s efforts to address these issues, as well as emerging issues that businesses may face

To stay informed, visit our Kelley Drye COVID-19 Response Resource Center. Also, to receive Kelley Drye’s updates on COVID-19 legal issues, sign up here.
 
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Barbara Hoey is co-chair of Kelley Drye’s Labor and Employment practice group, and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.  In her third decade of practice, Barbara’s exp...
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Mark Konkel is co-chair of Kelley Drye's Labor and Employment practice group.  Mark is committed to protecting and maximizing the interests of employers of all sizes, from the major multin...
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Andrew Lee is focused exclusively on tax law.  After more than two decades of practice, Andrew has experience with a wide range of federal, state and local tax matters, including those arising...
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Alan Luberda chairs the firm’s International Trade practice and focuses his practice on the areas of U.S. trade remedy law, customs, and export controls law and regulation.  He counsels ...
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Matthew Luzadder is managing partner of the firm's Chicago office.  Matt focuses his practice on white-collar crime and internal investigations, commercial litigation and labor and employm...
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Neil Merkl is chair of Kelley Drye’s Insurance Recovery and Counseling practice group.  Neil is a commercial lawyer, litigator and trial attorney with more than thirty years of experienc...
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Carol Sherman practices in the area of corporate and securities law.  Her experience includes SEC reporting and compliance, equity and debt offerings, corporate governance and mergers and acqu...
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Christie Grymes Thompson chairs the firm’s Advertising and Marketing and Consumer Product Safety practice groups.  Named the 2016 and 2019 Washington, D.C. advertising “Lawyer of t...
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Cameron Argetsinger focuses his practice on insurance recovery litigation.  Cameron has represented corporate policyholders in a broad range of insurance coverage disputes, including claims re...

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