Colorado Eviction Moratorium and Commercial Real Estate

By Courtney Blackburn, Ryan Christ, and Joseph Krabacher The Colorado governor recently issued executive orders limiting evictions and providing other tenant protections due to the ongoing pandemic. This advisory is an outline of the key takeaways for commercial landlords, with practical advice on how to navigate the uncertainty related to a tenant’s failure to pay rent or other […]

Arizona Governor Amends “Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected” Order

By Greg Falls, Lindsay Hesketh, Matt Hesketh, and Robyn Stowell While Arizona Governor Doug Ducey extended the majority of Arizona’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected” policy through May 15, 2020, the new executive order allows certain nonessential retailers to gradually reopen with restrictions focused on public safety and health.  The governor also has expressed […]

Public Health Guidance for Healthcare Providers

By Matt Hesketh, Lori Wright Keffer, and Andy Plattner On April 22, 2020, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey issued an executive order allowing healthcare providers and dental offices that meet certain criteria to apply for approval to resume elective surgeries beginning on May 1, 2020.  We have summarized several key takeaways and steps healthcare providers and dental […]

Legal Issues with Returning to Work

By Brooke Colaizzi, Jeff Kesselman, Patrick Miller, Melissa Reagan, and Katie Varholak Businesses reopen, employees head back to work, and all now face significant challenges under the “Safer at Home” framework. The new reality of doing business in the face of a pandemic presents nuanced and previously unforeseen liability risks for businesses and employers. Businesses […]

[Webinar] Safely Reopening: Practical Tips

Patrick Miller, a safety and health attorney at Sherman & Howard, and Craig Snyder, a consultant with Hellman & Associates, Inc., discuss the recent orders from the State of Colorado regarding the limited reopening of the state’s economy.  In particular, this webinar covers the best practices, from a health standpoint, employers should be following as […]

Governor Sets Guidelines for Reopening Under Safer at Home

By Sam Ballingrud, Brooke Colaizzi, Carissa Davis, Patrick Miller, and Kenneth Siegel Colorado Governor Jared Polis’ March 25 “Stay at Home” order expired on Sunday, April 26, and the new “Safer at Home” order took effect on April 27 along with a new Public Health Order (PHO) from the Colorado Department of Public Health and […]

COVID-19 Impact on Domestic Middle Market Mergers & Acquisitions

By Lyle Wallace and Joanne Baginski The continued unfolding of the COVID-19 pandemic has already had a massive impact on the global economy and the economy of the United States. Businesses across almost every industry have been adversely impacted by the consequences of social distancing and state and local shelter-in-place requirements. Unemployment numbers have skyrocketed. […]