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Paycheck Protection Program Updates [Alert]

July 07, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force, Corporate

Steve Dickinson, James Van Orden, and Bob Magovern discuss updates to the Paycheck Protection Program.

Cozen O’Connor Lands Noted California-based Real Estate Attorney Mitchell Poole

July 06, 2020

Press Release - Real Estate

Poole, who has for 20-plus years represented general and limited partners investing in national/international real estate funds and joint ventures, joins Cozen O’Connor as a shareholder.

DOT/HHS/DHS Issue Joint COVID-19 Guidance to Airlines and Airports

July 06, 2020

Publication - Aviation, Aviation Litigation, Transportation & Trade

On July 2, 2020, the U.S. Departments of Transportation, Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services issued a joint guidance document titled “Runway to Recovery- the United States Framework for Airlines and Airports to Mitigate the Public Health Risks of Coronavirus.”

COVID-19 FAQs For California Employers

July 01, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force, Labor & Employment

Michele Ballard Miller, Walter Stella, Elena Hillman, and Austin Dieter designed an FAQ that California Employers have regarding COVID-19.

Ken Fisher Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by New York Law Journal

July 01, 2020

Press Release - Real Estate, Zoning, Land Use & Development

Ken Fisher, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Business Law Department, has been selected by the New York Law Journal to receive its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

USCIS Announces Possible Furloughs of 13,400 Immigration Employees [Alert]

July 01, 2020

Publication - Immigration

Fran Rayer and Elizabeth Olivera discuss the furloughs at USCIS.

Chancery Decision Seeks to Further Clarify Operation of Del. Borrowing Statute

July 01, 2020

Publication - Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring, Commercial Litigation

Barry Klayman & Mark Felger, writing in the Delaware Business Court Insider, discuss a recent decision by the Delaware Court of Chancery interpreting the state’s borrowing statute, which provides that a suit to enforce a cause of action arising outside of Delaware cannot be brought in a Delaware court after the expiration of the applicable Delaware statute of limitations or the statute of limitations of the state or country where the cause of action arose, whichever is shorter.

Leigh Ann Benson Named to PA Bar Leadership Class

July 01, 2020

Press Release - Commercial Litigation

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Leigh Ann Benson, associate of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, has been selected to the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Bar Leadership Institute (BLI) 2020-2021 class.

Immigration COVID-19 FAQ

July 01, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force, Immigration

Frances Rayer and Elizabeth Olivera addressed common questions related to immigration and COVID-19.

As State Level First Responders, AGs Contend with New Challenges in Response to COVID-19

June 30, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force, State Attorneys General

Christopher J. Allen discusses state AGs wielding their legal, political, and policy-making authority and increasing enforcement to protect consumers, enhance data privacy and security, eliminate price-gouging, and combat false claims for payment to state authorities.

California Court of Appeal Holds Banks Owe Depositors No Duty to Monitor Other Depositor’s Accounts [Alert]

June 30, 2020

Publication - Commercial Litigation, Financial Services

Brett D. Watson discusses the California Court of Appeal's decision in Kurtz-Ahlers v. Bank of America.

Philadelphia Enacts Broad Protections Against Perceived COVID-19 Risks in Employment [Alert]

June 29, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force, Labor & Employment

Mike Hanlon discusses a new ordinance amending the Philadelphia Code to enact employee protections in connection with COVID-19” health orders.

Job descriptions can be an employer’s best document [South Florida Business & Wealth]

June 28, 2020

Publication - Labor & Employment

Susan Eisenberg and Jennifer Taylor Williams wrote an article discussing how a job description can affect litigation.

FTC Orders Hospital, Health System, and Five Insurers in Two States to Share Vast Amounts of Data on Their Customers and on Past Acquisitions and Mergers

June 26, 2020

News - Antitrust

Jonathan Grossman was quoted in Dark Daily discussing how the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is ready to look into hospital consolidation, as evidenced by the extent of data.

Why Bayer Settled Roundup and Dicamba Litigation

June 26, 2020

News - Commercial Litigation

Brett Nicole Taylor was featured in Successful Farming discussing how it’s costing Bayer between $11 and $12 billion to settle the dicamba and Roundup lawsuits that accompanied its 2018 $63 billion acquisition of Monsanto.

What Workers Need to Know About Protests—On and Off the Job

June 26, 2020

News - Labor & Employment

Aaron Holt was quoted in the Wall Street Journal discussing employers addressing political messages in the workplace.

Why Fashion Brands and Their Retail Landlords Are Suing Each Other

June 26, 2020

News - Commercial Litigation

Danielle Garno was quoted in the Business of Fashion discussing the legal battles going on between fashion brands and their retail landlords.

Expect an Uptick in Employee Embezzlement Following COVID-19 Lockdowns [Alerts]

June 25, 2020

Publication - Commercial Litigation, Coronavirus Task Force, Financial Services

Brett D. Watson discusses why small businesses could experience an uptick in embezzlement post-COVID-19, how to prevent it, and how banks can insulate themselves from liability.

Keeping Pace with Truck Driver Drug and Alcohol Testing During COVID-19 [Alert]

June 25, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force, Transportation & Trade

Tia Ghattas, Josh Greenbaum and Kendall Hayden discuss the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration exemptions for some regulations for certain motor carriers and their drivers that sunset on July 1.

Cozen O’Connor Joins Antiracism Alliance

June 25, 2020

Press Release

The LFAA will partner with legal services organizations to identify and dismantle structural or systemic racism in the law, and then create large-scale, coordinated pro bono projects that are both immediate and long-term in scope.

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