COVID-19 Strategic Response Team

With the rapidly evolving domestic challenges surrounding the spread of COVID-19, Genova Burns’ Crisis Management Practice team has pulled together a group of experienced practice area experts to help businesses navigate new and rapidly emerging challenges. The team, with 24/7 availability can counsel businesses on emergency planning, redundancies and ensuring that post-quarantine litigation risk is minimized. The CoStRT team can provide immediate guidance on every aspect of business impacted by COVID-19.

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With the rapidly evolving domestic challenges surrounding the spread of COVID-19, Genova Burns’ Crisis Management Practice team has pulled together a group of experienced practice area experts to help businesses navigate new and rapidly emerging challenges. The team, with 24/7 availability can counsel businesses on emergency planning, redundancies and ensuring that post-quarantine litigation risk is minimized. The CoStRT team can provide immediate guidance on:

Employment Law/Human Resources matters

  • Furloughs;
  • WARN Act/NJ WARN;
  • Terminations;
  • Work from home;
  • ADA/reasonable accommodations;
  • FMLA leave;
  • Exempt/non-exempt employees;
  • OSHA Reportables;
  • Tracking work from home hours; or
  • Changes to Federal law requiring payment of benefits.

Banking/Finance

  • Refinancing;
  • Leveraging credit facilities;
  • New SBA loan programs;
  • Lender negotiations; or
  • Forbearance/deferment agreements.

Real Estate

  • Landlord/Tenant expense splits for sanitization;
  • Non-use of facilities;
  • Referral of rent/cam; or
  • Refinancing opportunities.

Insurance 

  • Analysis of interruption coverage;
  • Preparing coverage claims;
  • Regulatory;
  • Government requirements;
  • Anti-gouging; 
  • Travel restrictions;
  • Import/export restrictions;
  • New legislation; or
  • State of emergency declarations.

Litigation

  • Contract diaputes;
  • Manufacturing delays;
  • Trial delays; or
  • Statute of limitations tolling.

Construction

  • Delay damage prosecution/defense;
  • Cost overruns from import/export restrictions; or
  • Renegotiation of timelines/costs.

Privacy/Cyber-security

  • Employee health disclosures/HIPAA;
  • Securing client data; or
  • Preventing data breaches with new remote employees/best practices.

Our Team understands your need for immediate guidance and counsel during this rapidly changing situation. Response time and creative solutions to complex problems are what our dynamic team of professionals can deliver. At Genova Burns, we make your business our business. Reach out to us for further information at: coronavirusinfo@genovaburns.com.

Angelo J. Genova

Chair & Managing Partner

agenova@genovaburns.com

Newark
973.535.7100 (Direct)
973.533.1112 (Fax)

James M. Burns

Partner, Co-Founder

jburns@genovaburns.com

Newark
973.535.7101 (Direct)
973.533.1112 (Fax)

Kathleen Barnett Einhorn

Partner

keinhorn@genovaburns.com

Newark
973.535.7115 (Direct)
973.533.1112 (Fax)

Rajiv D. Parikh

Partner

rparikh@genovaburns.com

Newark
973.535.4446 (Direct)
973.533.1112 (Fax)