On the Legal Front Lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Construction Industry Preparing for the Post-Pandemic Future

Recorded On: 04/29/2020

Attorneys from Foley & Lardner’s Coronavirus Task Force will be presenting on this upcoming Virtual Seminar covering the key legal and business considerations surety, construction, and business leaders are facing from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and practical solutions to prepare for the future and the new normal. We will address a number of core topics significantly impacting the construction and surety industries, including: supply chain and how it affects the construction industry, customs issues, labor and employment issues, and government actions that are in the works and in place to help construction businesses through these unprecedented and troubled times. 

Carrie Hoffman

Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Carrie Hoffman is a labor and employment partner in Foley’s Dallas office. She represents and counsels major employers nationwide in all areas of labor and employment law across a wide range of industries, including retail. 

Vanessa Miller

Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Vanessa Miller is a litigation partner and chair of Foley’s Detroit office’s Litigation Department. She handles supply chain disputes, including international arbitrations, for automotive and other manufacturing companies. She also regularly counsels clients on commercial transactional matters. She has authored numerous articles on contract law, the Uniform Commercial Code, international arbitration, contract drafting best practices and the forthcoming executive handbook Law of the Automotive and Manufacturing Supply Chain:

A Handbook for Success.

Jared Rifis

Senior Advisor, Public Affairs, Foley & Lardner LL

Jared Rifis is a senior public affairs advisor in Foley’s Washington, D.C. office where he represents clients and their legislative priorities before Congress and the Administration. Jared supports the firm’s Government Solutions Practice with research, analysis, and advocacy that advance each client’s public policy goals. Prior to joining Foley, Jared served in various roles in Congress, most recently serving as a judiciary and commerce advisor to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid.

Christopher Swift

Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Christopher Swift is a partner and litigator in Foley’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations Practice where he focuses on national security and international law and represents clients in internal investigations and government enforcement actions involving anti-money laundering (AML), arms controls (ITAR), economic sanctions (OFAC), dual-use exports (EAR), and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Dr. Swift also represents clients before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and advises them on other national security issues involving Foreign Ownership, Control, and Influence (FOCI). In addition to his national security practice, Christopher counsels clients on a variety of trade-related issues, including U.S. Customs laws, Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs), Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), and World Trade Organization (WTO) disputes.

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Virtual Seminar Recording
04/28/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 04/29/2020
04/28/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 04/29/2020
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