COVID-19 Legal Resource Guide

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Fake Vaccination Card Crackdowns Impact Criminal Law

Justin Smulison

Those who are making, selling and buying fake COVID-19 vaccine cards are facing federal and state charges.

Perspectives on the Economic State of Georgia

Rachel Shrewsbury

Two Best Lawyers recognized attorneys weigh in on Georgia’s economy and declaring bankruptcy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Adoption of “Emergency Bylaws” Continues

Shenna N. Johnson, Benjamin R. Foster, and David Clark

The disruption to businesses stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic that took hold in 2020 prompted renewed focus on corporate governance under emergency conditions.

Tales From the Crypto

Gregory Sirico

The economic turmoil of COVID-19 has given cryptocurrency its moment in the spotlight. But are we, and more importantly our banks, ready for it?

Nowhere Near Normal

James T. McBride

Employers can guard against the ongoing (and sure to increase) risk of COVID-19-related employment claims by using these defensive strategies to mitigate their exposure to them ahead of time.

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Genuine Leadership

Justin Smulison

Adam Malone's success leading Malone Law was matched by his contributions to Georgia's COVID-19 Judicial Task Force, which shaped how the state approached legal proceedings during the most disruptive time in modern U.S. history.

Phoning It In

Alyson M. St. Pierre, Crystal S. Wildeman, and Ashley C. Pack

It’s not easy for employers to weigh requests from employees to work from afar, even in the wake of the pandemic. Considerations include COVID-19, vaccinations, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the nature of the job itself.

Can Employers Legally Require Their Employees to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

Candace E. Johnson

With the COVID-19 vaccine more widely available now, many employers are asking if they can require employees to receive the vaccine and what risks are involved in doing so.

Pennsylvania’s Legal Life in 2021

Megan Edmonds

The top players in the legal community in Pennsylvania have done their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by pivoting to remote arrangements and embracing new technologies. We asked three of our Best Lawyers recognized attorneys for their perspective of Pennsylvania’s legal life in 2021.

Labour's Lost

Alan S. Pierce

With apologies to the Bard: When it comes to potential COVID-19 exposure on the job, and the attendant workers’-compensation claims, to pay or not to pay? That is the question.

The Next Chapter

Patrick M. Shelby

Among its uncountable other disruptions, the pandemic upended U.S. bankruptcy procedures. Congressional relief, legislative changes, amended legal provisions: What lies ahead for those looking to file?

Covid-19 Vaccines and Masks in the Workplace—What You Need to Know

Greg Mansell

What you need to know about mandates for vaccines and masks in the workplace.

Discovery in the Time of COVID-19

H. Barber Boone

The pandemic has affected the vital process of legal discovery in ways both good and bad. Which changes are likely to become widely accepted in the years ahead?

Inoculation Disputation

Justin Smulison

Vaccine uptake has become one of the most contentious issues in American life. Divorced parents who disagree about it are creating a welter of new custody cases in family court—and precedent is scarce.

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Navigating the New Normal

Jody E. Briandi

The pandemic has upended many law firms’ internal culture and their lawyers’ work habits, in many ways for the better. As we approach 2022, how can we consolidate those positive effects to transform the practice of law (and our personal lives) for the better?

Checks and Balances

Michael Sullivan

Ensuring probity and above-board behaviour in both the public and private sector is always important—and that importance can be particularly stark during a major crisis like the pandemic. An overview of a year’s worth of commissions and inquiries.

Fighting Back Against the COVID-19 Scammers

Danielle Braff

Scams related to the pandemic have been a major growth industry the last 12 months. Here’s what to watch out for—and how to fight back.

With Reservations

Justin Smulison

Is vaccine liability on the menu for restaurant owners in 2021?

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Overcoming Obstacles

Sean Stonefield

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, personal injury firm Block O’Toole & Murphy is on track for its most successful year.

Jury Study Sounds Alarm for Insurance Industry

Christopher W. Martin

Without Congressional action, the years ahead will see a tsunami of suits filed against the insurance industry for COVID-19-related claims. Our intensive surveys shed some disturbing light on potential jurors’ attitudes and perspectives.

No Idle Preference

Joseph Briggett

Amid Covid-19 economic uncertainty, Congress has continued to tinker with the Small Business Reorganization Act. How will the reworked law change bankruptcy preference litigation?

Pandemics and Planning: Lessons Learned

Anthony J. Enea

It's important to be prepared for life-threatening emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are six basic estate planning documents and advanced directives that everyone should have in order to deal with any potential health crisis.

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