Webinar: COVID-19 Lawsuits: Strategies To Protect Your Business



Date & Time

Start Date: 01/07/2021
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM



Danielle GarnoMeredith Slawe, and Michael Schmidt will be presenting a webinar program on “COVID-19 Lawsuits: Strategies To Protect Your Business” in collaboration with the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA). AAFA President and CEO, Steve Lamar will moderate the program.  

Litigation continues to distract and disrupt apparel and footwear companies and suppliers during the COVID-19 pandemic. This program will address the latest waves of significant litigation facing these businesses, including: public nuisance/employee safety claims; class actions (such as product labeling, marketing, pricing, advertising, accessibility, product performance and warranty, text messaging, automatic renewals, temperature checks, and country of origin claims); IP/brand protection suits; and privacy actions and enforcement activity. The speakers will provide insight into the evolving litigation landscape and highlight practical strategies to consider in an effort to maximize protections and reduce risk.

  • To assess the relevant litigation environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • To gain knowledge of emerging areas of litigation risk facing apparel and footwear companies and suppliers.
  • To learn of practical strategies to take back to your business that can meaningfully reduce litigation risk.


Michael C. Schmidt

Vice Chair, Labor & Employment Department


(212) 453-3937

Meredith C. Slawe

Co-Chair, Class Actions
Chair, Retail


(215) 665-4175

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