The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) is impacting businesses and public life in New Jersey and around the world. From supply chain disruption, government-ordered closures, and event cancellations to employee safety concerns and social distancing recommendations, every company is facing its own unique challenges in the face of the uncertainties surrounding this global pandemic.
How Can We Help
Blank Rome’s Princeton office, as well as Blank Rome’s Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) Task Force (“Task Force”), is monitoring this ever-changing situation and is here to help. The Task Force is an interdisciplinary group of the Firm’s attorneys with decades of experience helping companies and individuals respond to the legal fallout from disruptive crises and disasters.
Our multifaceted team includes insurance recovery, labor & employment, maritime, litigation, corporate, real estate, and cybersecurity & data privacy attorneys prepared to analyze your issues from every conceivable angle to ensure a holistic, complete, and comprehensive approach to your specific needs and issues. Our Princeton attorneys are ready to assist New Jersey businesses that must respond and prepare for an evolving public health emergency.
Latest Executive Order
You can download or view the most recent Executive Order from Governor Phil Murphy of the State of New Jersey setting forth what business are deemed essential and permitted to remain operating.
Stay Informed and Updated
Our Task Force continues to update businesses on these and other emerging issues in this rapidly developing legal landscape and has developed helpful and practical preparedness guidance; answers to common questions; and other materials for both individuals and businesses affected by COVID-19.
Links to our most recent guides can be found below:
- Understanding the Employment and Tax Provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
- FERC Issues Guidance and Regulatory Relief in Connection with Coronavirus Response
- Protecting Student Privacy: DOE Issues Guidance for Educators on Permissible COVID-19 Disclosures Under FERPA
- Update on Emergency Financing for Small Businesses through the SBA
- Key Considerations for Creating Employer-Sponsored Charities in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis
- Looming Payment Defaults: Act Now on Your Trade Credit Insurance
- COVID-19 Legislative Update – March 25, 2020
- DOL Issues Families First Coronavirus Response Act Guidance on Employer Coverage and Obligations to Provide Paid Sick and Family and Medical Leave