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Richard Capriola & Eric Coleman Present National Webinar to AWCI on the Legal Ramifications of COVID-19

On April 1, 2020, Richard Capriola and Eric Coleman, both partners at Winter Capriola Zenner, LLC, presented a webinar entitled “Navigating Uncharted Waters: Legal Ramifications of COVDI-19” to the membership of The Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry (“AWCI”), which represents a nationwide industry comprised 2,200 companies and organizations in the acoustics systems, ceiling […]

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All Fulton County Residents Ordered to Shelter In Place

The Fulton County Board of Health, exercising its broad authority under the current conditions, has issued an Order that all residents of Fulton County are commanded to stay at their place of residence. Only essential activities and essential services are permitted. All gatherings of any number of people outside of a single household or living […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

by: Steven M. Winter The U.S. Small Business Administration website has several links to loan programs for those impacted by COVID-19, including SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, SBA Express Bridge Loan, along with additional guidance and resources for the small business owner. WCZ is here to help you navigate these resources during these difficult […]

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COVID-19 Guidance on Construction Projects

by: Chadd L. Reynolds These are unusual and unprecedented times as COVID-19 continues to effect people, industries, and governments across the world. Almost all aspects of life will be impacted, including construction projects. If you or your company are involved in a construction project, many unknowns can begin to present themselves. As construction attorneys, we […]

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“Do we still have to?” The question asked across the world

by: Riane N. Sharp As much of the world has gone into quarantine, many businesses have been forced to close to the public, temporarily change the way they do business, or cease operations all together. Companies have started asking whether COVID-19 may excuse them from performance under the force majeure clause in their contract. So, […]

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Meetings in the Time of COVID-19

by: Kyle Shaughnessy The COVID-19 outbreak (and the resulting CDC and government advice to limit the size of gatherings) hit Georgia while annual meeting season for community associations was still in full swing. Many communities had scheduled their annual meeting and sent out notices, and others were in the process of doing so. This has […]

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Impact of City of Atlanta’s Executive Order on Construction Projects

by: Chadd L. Reynolds On March 23, 2020, the Mayor of the City of Atlanta, Keisha Lance-Bottoms, issued Executive Order Number 2020-21 (the “Order”), declaring there to be an emergency within the City of Atlanta due to the CONVID-19 pandemic. Generally, the Order requires individuals to stay at their place of residence and prohibits all […]

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