Dear Valued Fraser Trebilcock Clients and Partners,
We recognize that with the constantly changing COVID-19 situation around the world and in our home state this is an unprecedented time for everyone — a time that, for many, is filled with uncertainty. Our hearts and thoughts go out to each and every one of you.
The attorneys and staff at Fraser Trebilcock want you to know that we are open for business and you have our commitment to continue to provide you with the advice, counsel and legal services you depend on. For more than 100 years, our firm has taken a proactive approach in providing comprehensive legal solutions to enhance our clients' lives, protect their interests and power prosperity around the state. This history guides us as we closely monitor, assess and respond to the current situation.
The COVID-19 pandemic is already causing federal, state and local governmental action, which is probably unprecedented in the lifetime of many people. This is already causing displacement of how our world is living, and doing business, which means that immediate compliance and legal consequences will continue to emerge – sometimes overnight – that may require advocacy to protect your interests. We remain at your service in our State Capitol, Detroit and Grand Rapids offices if you have immediate need to deal with government action.
As a valued client or partner of our firm we want you to know that we understand the importance of the services we provide to you and your business especially in times of uncertainty. You rely on us to help manage the risks of everyday life and protect your livelihood. We understand the responsibility that entails. Meeting that responsibility day in and day out, in any environment, is our primary focus.
We are closely monitoring impacts to various client industries, the financial markets, the actions and reactions of federal, state and local officials. There is, and will continue to be economic disruption and dislocations. Our industry specialists are here to assist you and or your business in the following areas:
- Borrowing or establishing credit facilities
- Business and Tax Law (including business restructuring)
- What changes to deadlines for business and tax obligations?
- Contract Law (including the need to re-negotiate or cancel contracts)
- How does the pandemic affect rights under contracts, and what should you do about it?
- Data and Cybersecurity
- Election Law
- Employee Benefits
- Employment Law and Employee Communications (including Families First Coronavirus Response Act)
- What rights and obligations do employees and employers now have?
- Government and Legislative Affairs
- Health Care Law
- How does the pandemic impact health care providers, patients, and businesses?
- Insurance Law
- How are insurance policies affected?
- What are the changes you can expect in our litigation and justice system?
- Regulatory, tax or election filings
- Trusts & Estates
- What estate planning concerns has COVID-19 presented?
If you, your business or organization is facing potential legal issues or have concerns caused by the COVID-19 situation, we encourage you to contact your Fraser Trebilcock attorney or one of the designated Task-Force Coordinators:
Mark E. Kellogg (517.377.0890) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul V. McCord (517.377.0861) or email@example.com
Jonathan E. Raven (517.377.0816) or firstname.lastname@example.org
We are here to help and guide you in managing the risks of uncertainty brought during this period of national and state emergencies.
On behalf of all of us at Fraser Trebilcock, please be safe and stay healthy.
For general information regarding the Coronavirus and other state and federal guidelines, please consult:
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