Press Release

Markowitz Herbold continues to assist clients during the current coronavirus pandemic

March 15, 2020

Markowitz Herbold remains open for business – we are ready to assist our clients in navigating whatever obstacle they may be facing. We will continue our sound business practices, and are providing a healthy physical environment for clients and employees. While there may be some logistical shifts, the firm has a long history of flexible and remote work arrangements. That makes us particularly nimble and prepared to adjust where we work, but not how we work. Whether it’s over the phone, by email, or through videoconference, you will continue to receive the same superior litigation skills, commitment to excellence, and passion for client service.

Litigation

COVID-19 Related Litigation

Articles

Enforcing contracts in a pandemic: A Portland attorney on the next wave of business litigation

Sample Policies

Sample Social Distancing Policy

Sample Remote Work Policy

Leading Through COVID-19 Webinars

Can I Take My Employees' Temperature? (June 3, 2020)

Can employers Require Employees to Sign Waivers Before Returning to Work (May 27, 2020)

Insurance Denial Claims (May 20, 2020)

A Hypothetical of How an Employer Might Analyze a Request for Remote Work from an Employee (May 13, 2020)

Top Five Suits Employers are Bracing for Post-Pandemic (May 6, 2020)

Reopening Workplaces (April 29, 2020)

Avoiding Involuntary Layoffs (April 22, 2020) 

Contracts: Impossibility and Force Majeure (April 15, 2020) 

Social Distancing and OSHA (April 8, 2020)

Top Five Free Resources for Employers During COVID-19 (April 1, 2020)

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about the new "Families First Coronavirus Response Act"

Q & A from April 1, 2020 Leading Through Coronavirus webinar

Presentations

Reopening the Workplace (June 11, 2020, League of Oregon Cities) 

Employer Resources (June, 11.2020, League of Oregon Cities)

How to Bulletproof Your Contracts for the Unknown (June 4, 2020, Association of Corporate Counsel)

Leading Through COVID-19: Top Issues for Lawyers and Leaders (May 20, 2020, Oregon Women Lawyers)

Tips for Employer Reopening (May 12, 2020, Multnomah Bar Association)

Links to Employer Resources for Oregon Trucking Association Members (April 3, 2020)