It has been a year since the COVID-19 pandemic confined millions of workers to their homes. Remote work is now business as usual and may be here to stay. At Schlam Stone & Dolan, we are seeing an uptick in clients’ concerns about data breaches and protecting trade secrets in a remote work environment.
On October 6, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued a new executive order closing “non-essential” businesses in certain zip codes based on increased COVID positivity rates in those zones. Seven months into the pandemic, it is time to reevaluate the constitutionality of this approach that has so devastated small businesses.
Schlam Stone & Dolan partner Elizabeth Wolstein analyzes whether state shut-down orders effect a taking for which the state must pay just compensation . . .
Schlam Stone & Dolan attorneys Jeffrey M. Eilender, Joshua Wurtzel, and Christopher R. Dyess have published an article entitled: Coronavirus and the Commercial Tenant: A Guide to Dealing With Your Landlord During the COVID-19 Pandemic