Can Employers Legally Require Their Employees to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

By Candace E. Johnson (April 1, 2021) - As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more widely available, many employers are asking if they can require employees to receive the vaccine and the risks in doing so.

COVID-19 Health Crisis Increases Importance of Boilerplate Lease Provisions

By Andrew J. Williams (January 11, 2021) - While the COVID-19 pandemic has obviously resulted in far-reaching and fundamental impacts to the commercial real estate market, one phenomenon I have noticed in my leasing practice is the increased interest and focus my clients have on lease provisions that they previously thought of as "boilerplate."

Financing Issues Surrounding Modular Construction

By Elizabeth A. Barrett (November 10, 2020) - Modular construction is touted as being faster, better and cheaper than traditional construction; however, many traditional commercial lenders are hesitant to toss their hat in the ring and lend money to such projects due to the collateral timing issues involved with such financing. Understanding the basic distinctions between the applicability of governing law is crucial to structuring the modular build contract and avoiding potential pitfalls.

The Future of Office Space in a Post COVID-19 World

By Brian J. Nolan (October 10, 2020) - COVID-19 has led to an enhanced health consciousness across the country, affecting virtually every aspect of our lives. In response, federal, state and local governments implemented laws, rules and regulations regarding health and safety. These changes will have an impact on how we work and on the future design of the spaces where we work for the months and years to come.

The Basics of Eminent Domain for Property and Business Owners

By Ryann C. Carmody (August 25, 2020) - The concepts involved in eminent domain law are complex and confusing. To shed some light, below are answers to some frequently asked questions many people have about eminent domain and the condemnation process.