UPDATES on Coronavirus: Legal and Practical Guidance for Businesses Live Webinar


UPDATES on Coronavirus: Legal and Practical Guidance for Businesses Live Webinar

DATE: 19 MAR 2020
TIME: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Please join Bernstein Shur’s Coronavirus Legal Response Team along with the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce for a follow up webinar to discuss updates and further details on some of the various implications the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) may have on your business and employees.
Topics expected to be discussed during this webinar include updates on the following:
  • Crisis Management & Communications
  • Human Resources / Employment Issues, including related Legislation
  • Small Business Administration Actions
  • Contract Issues & Documentation
  • Other Legislative Acts – State and Federal 
Attendees are welcome to submit questions in advance for our panel, who will spend most of the webinar in a live Q&A format. 
Please submit any questions to Ann Freeman at
If you missed our webinar this past Monday, click here for a recording of the webinar as well as the presentation handout. 

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Peter F. Herzog (Employment):

Pete Herzog is a Shareholder and Co-Chair of Bernstein Shur’s Labor and Employment Practice Group.  Pete has extensive experience advising businesses in all aspects of employment law, including employee leaves of absence, ADA and FMLA, reasonable accommodations, wage and hour, as well as issues related to allegations of harassment and discrimination.  Pete has successfully defended a variety of businesses at arbitration and in state and federal courts against claims involving restrictive covenants, discrimination and retaliation, and alleged violations of wage and hour laws.


Ann M. Freeman (Employment / Municipal):

Ann is a shareholder in the labor and employment practice group who regularly advises both private and public sector clients on a variety of labor and employment matters including the ADA, FMLA, drug testing and marijuana in the workplace, disciplinary matters, and labor relations and negotiations.  She regularly appears on behalf of her clients before the Maine Human Rights Commission, the Maine Labor Relations Board and state and federal courts.  She is particularly adept at understanding her client’s business needs while assuring compliance with the law.


Kevan Deckelmann (Business):

Kevan is an attorney practicing in the fields of Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Governance for over fifteen years. She represents a variety of local, regional and national companies in telecommunications, manufacturing and retail.



Asha Echeverria (Risk Management / Construction / Insurance):

Asha Echeverria is the Vice Chair of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce and a Shareholder at Bernstein Shur specializing in Risk Management and Construction Law. Asha’s specialty is dispute resolution involving construction, energy, insurance, and banking claims.


Paul McDonald (Risk Management / Insurance):

Paul McDonald is Bernstein Shur’s General Counsel, the former Chair of its Litigation Practice Group, and a shareholder of the firm.  He concentrates his practice in complex, commercial and business litigation in state and federal court proceedings, arbitrations, and mediations, and is consistently recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers – Commercial Litigation, Best Lawyers in America, and SuperLawyers.


David Farmer (Crisis Communications):

David Farmer is managing director of The Bernstein Shur Group, a public affairs, strategic communications, and political consulting firm with offices in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

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