COVID-19 Response Resources


In December 2019, a novel coronavirus that causes the condition COVID-19, began an outbreak of respiratory illness in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. It has since had a massive impact on global business and travel. Brooks Pierce attorneys are closely monitoring the rapidly changing situation in order to provide timely guidance for our clients’ businesses.

Brooks Pierce has assembled a multi-disciplinary response team to provide up-to-date counsel on a wide variety of issues arising from the COVID-19 outbreak. Our attorneys are ready to respond to client needs during this time of uncertainty.

To access all Brooks Pierce guidance related to the COVID-19 pandemic in a user-friendly interface, please visit our COVID-19 Response Resource Center


Returning to the Workplace: Legal Perspectives

Safe at Work: Heightened Focus by Employees and OSHA

COVID-19 Vaccination Do's and Don’ts for Employers

Maintaining Business Operations Under COVID-19 and Ongoing Workplace Regulations

Returning Employees to Work in a COVID-19 World

Navigating the CARES Act

Guidance on Workplace Coronavirus Response Plans

In the Media

The New York Times - There's a Wrinkle in Stores' Mask Policies: Enforcement

Business North Carolina - One on One Series: Cybersecurity

Business North Carolina - Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Employers Need to Know

Business Insider - Legal risks for businesses are changing every day. Here’s how you could be vulnerable over paid leave, cleaning supplies, and your work-from-home policy

Triangle Business Journal - Lawyers: What employers should know about testing for coronavirus

Triad Business Journal - Lawyers offer advice on how employers, workers can comply with back-to-work guidelines 

Jessi Thaller-Moran discussed returning employees to work in a COVID-19 world in WRAL's morning news segment on May 8, 2020

Triad Business Journal - What you need to know about which businesses are essential and which aren't

Triangle Business Journal - What employment lawyers in NC are telling their clients about the coronavirus

Business North Carolina - Stimulus bill adds pressure on some small businesses, lawyer says 

Natalie Sanders answers employment law questions regarding coronavirus in the Triad Business Journal

News & Observer – NC coronavirus Q&A: How does COVID-19 affect employers and workplaces?

For Your Information

Paycheck Protection Program documents:

FDIC Statement on Financial Institutions Working with Customers Affected by the Coronavirus and Regulatory and Supervisory Assistance

FDIC Financial Institution Letter – Regulatory Relief: Working with Customers Affected by the Coronavirus

Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program





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