On March 23, 2020, Oregon’s Governor Kate Brown issued a state-wide order, Executive Order No. 20-12, directing Oregonians to stay at home unless engaging in certain activities or working at certain businesses; most construction projects, including residential construction, may continue to operate. Read more.

Recognizing the high volume of COVID-19 content being published, we developed a one-stop, integrated resource page that addresses key legal and business considerations for companies across essential business areas, from insurance coverage and labor and employment, to privacy and security, corporate governance, tax, construction, supply chain, and more. We offer practical guidance, in checklist format,

On March 23, 2020, Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee, issued a state-wide order requiring all Washingtonians to stay at home unless engaging in essential activities or working in essential business services. Unless exempted, all non-essential businesses were required to cease operations, starting at midnight on March 25, 2020. This update addresses the extent to which the

Owners and developers with construction projects underway are understandably very concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on the viability of their projects. Even those construction projects permitted to continue under the numerous stay-at-home orders issued across the country potentially face substantial delays and cost increases due to interruptions in the supply chain, lack of availability

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, we are facing stressful and rapidly changing times trying to combat the pandemic. Our advice to clients is evolving with these changes and generally hinges on issue-specific language.

In this update, we prepared a list of real estate issues that employers, developers, landlords, tenants, and lenders may need

On March 16, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic, seven Bay Area counties issued orders requiring residents to shelter in place and mandating closure of many businesses. These shelter-in-place orders exempt activities necessary for the construction of housing, provided social distancing practices are observed.
Services that support housing construction also may be