With the disruption of COVID-19 on the legal landscape, litigation has shifted from the courtroom to the computer screen. Our ability to quickly pivot has been seamless, providing employers unparalleled representation in online litigation matters, wherever they are.
On September 17, 2020, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mayor Jim Kenney signed File Number 200303, an amendment to the city's generally applicable paid sick and safe time law, the Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces Ordinance (PHFWO).
Pennsylvania’s gathering limitations, business shutdown and stay-at-home orders violate the United States Constitution, according to a federal judge in the Western District of Pennsylvania, who enjoined enforcement of those orders on September 14, 2020.
On September 17, 2020, California doubled down on its efforts to keep non-remote employees safe from COVID-19 exposure. Governor Newsom signed AB 685, new legislation that allows the state to track COVID-19 cases in the workplace more closely.
Government officials across the country are easing up on stringent business closures. The chart below provides links to reopening plans and orders that have been issued thus far, at the statewide level.
The firm achieved Plus status for the third consecutive year by considering and attaining at least 30% diverse attorneys across leadership roles, equity partner promotions, client pitch opportunities and senior lateral positions.