COVID-19 has created unanticipated challenges for businesses of every size and across every industry. These challenges are requiring businesses to use their judgment, knowledge, and experience to maintain operations and keep employees safe.

The legal and regulatory landscape surrounding the effect of the virus is rapidly developing and changing. HunterMaclean’s Pandemic Response Team includes attorneys with the crisis management, regulatory, litigation, and transactional experience necessary to navigate the immediate and longer-term impacts of this pandemic. The Firm has invested in the technology necessary and continues to adapt with the unfolding situation to ensure that our attorneys and staff are able to provide the level of responsive service that clients expect from HunterMaclean. Our attorneys (accessible through the links below) offer practical counsel that incorporates legal and public policy advice across a wide range of impacted industries and are continuing to serve clients during these unprecedented times.

HunterMaclean Pandemic Response Team

Employment (WARN Act, FLSA, ADA, FMLA, New Benefits Requirements)

Workplace Health & Safety / Epidemiology & Disease Causation

Business (Operations, Restructuring, Loans, Bankruptcy)

Information Technology / Remote Workplace

Tax & Employee Benefits

Real Estate (Landlord/Tenant and Borrower/Lender Concerns)


Workers’ Compensation


Arbitration & Mediation

Publications & Presentations


SBA Emergency Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), Paycheck Protection Loans, and the CARES Act (4/3/2020 updates)

The CARES Act, passed by the House on March 27, 2020, contains modifications to the SBA Emergency Injury Disaster Loan program. HunterMaclean partners Louann Bronstein and Rob McGuirk have prepared a reference to compare Paycheck Protection Loans to the EIDLs. *Updated to include Treasury guidelines from 4/2/2020 and information on the Employee Retention Credit.

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