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COVID-19 Response

Business hasn’t been the same since the onset of COVID-19. Our
attorneys can help manage the change.

The global pandemic of the COVID-19 virus and the subsequent coronavirus disease are impacting businesses and schools of all sizes in central Pennsylvania and throughout the United States.

In response to this situation, we have formed the Barley Snyder COVID-19 Response Team. Our team is guiding businesses through the initial maze of coronavirus concerns and preparations, and will continue to be there as a trusted partner for our clients to help ease the economic and workforce ramifications. 

To learn more about our team’s services and how we could help your business or school, please contact our team chair Martin R. Siegel. Marty is a former attorney with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

If you have questions concerning a particular aspect of your business, you can contact these attorneys directly:

EMPLOYMENTJill Sebest WelchJennifer Craighead CareySarah Yerger
GENERAL BUSINESSMartin SiegelJeffrey LobachTroy RiderDan DesmondBrian KormanAmanda Jabour Kowalski
LITIGATION/RISK MANAGEMENT
Justin Tomevi
INSURANCELindsey Cook
HEALTH CAREKatherine Kravitz
FINANCETroy Rider
FOOD & AGRIBUSINESSTimothy Dietrich
HOSPITALITYDerek Dissinger
ENVIRONMENTALMartin SiegelMichael Davis
SENIOR LIVINGChristopher ChurchillTimothy Dietrich
GOVERNMENT/MUNICIPALTimothy DietrichMichael DavisDan DesmondMartin SiegelKeith Mooney
REAL ESTATEMaria Di Stravolo ElliottSarah Yocum RiderJeff LobachMichael Davis
EDUCATION: Michael Davis
CYBERSECURITY: Don Geiter

Click here to access our summary of various relief programs available in connection with COVID-19.

The below list of relevant news is sorted by date, you can review all of our COVID-19 alerts here or you can go to a specific industry or practice group page to find information targeted to that area of practice.

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March 15, 2021

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May 12, 2020

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May 7, 2020

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May 7, 2020

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May 7, 2020

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May 6, 2020

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April 21, 2020

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April 21, 2020

Updated Orders Allow Certain Sectors in Pennsylvania to Operate

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April 20, 2020

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April 20, 2020

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April 20, 2020

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April 13, 2020

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March 26, 2020

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March 26, 2020

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March 26, 2020

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March 25, 2020

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March 25, 2020

Federal Reserve Supervisory Updates

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March 25, 2020

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March 24, 2020

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March 24, 2020

Update on Coronavirus and Special Education at Home

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March 24, 2020

Gov. Wolf Issues Stay-at-Home Order for 7 Counties

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March 23, 2020

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March 23, 2020

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March 23, 2020

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March 23, 2020

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March 23, 2020

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March 23, 2020

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March 19, 2020

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March 19, 2020

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March 19, 2020

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March 19, 2020

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March 17, 2020

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June 7, 2022

Breaking Eggs, Not Businesses: A Solutions-Focused Discussion on Dealing with the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outbreak Webinar Replay

We hosted a webinar titled “Breaking Eggs, Not Businesses: A Solutions-Focused Discussion on Dealing with the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outbreak” on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. The increasing spread of the Highly Pathogenic...

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May 25, 2022

2022 Wake Up With Barley: A Morning on Real Estate – Recording

We hosted the “Wake Up With Barley: A Morning on Real Estate” seminar on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at the Country Club of York. Barley Snyder’s Real Estate, Municipal &...

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May 3, 2022

2022 Lancaster Business Seminar Recordings

We hosted our 2022 Lancaster Business Seminar on Tuesday, May 3 at Lancaster Country Club as part of our annual Business Seminar Series. The first recording features our keynote presentation and...

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April 26, 2022

2022 York Business Seminar Recordings

We hosted our 2022 York Business Seminar on Tuesday, April 26 at the Country Club of York as part of our annual Business Seminar Series. The first recording features our...

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April 14, 2022

2022 Reading Business Seminar Recordings

We hosted our 2022 Reading Business Seminar on Thursday, April 14 at Berkshire Country Club as part of our annual Business Seminar Series. The first recording features our keynote presentation...

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April 5, 2022

2022 Harrisburg Business Seminar Recordings

We hosted our 2022 Harrisburg Business Seminar on Tuesday, April 5 at West Shore Country Club as part of our annual Business Seminar Series. The first recording features our keynote...

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September 13, 2021

The High Center’s “Choose Your Direction” On the Road Series Presentation Recording

This presentation recording titled “Choose Your Direction” was presented on Monday, September 13, 2021 as part of The High Center’s On the Road Series. About the Presentation: Recent events have...

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July 20, 2021

Barley Snyder Legal Update Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 3

In the third episode of season two’s Barley Snyder Legal Update Podcast, partner David Freedman is joined by partner and chair of the firm’s Employment Practice Group Jill Sebest Welch. In today’s post-pandemic...

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April 7, 2021

The State of the Regional Lending Environment: A Moderated Discussion Webinar Replay

This webinar titled “The State of the Regional Lending Environment: A Moderated Discussion” was presented on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 as part of Barley Snyder’s LendiCon Virtual Event Series. We...

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January 21, 2021

Webinar Replay: The Impact of the COVID-19 Vaccines on Higher Education

The webinar titled “The Impact of the COVID-19 Vaccines on Higher Education” was presented on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 as part of Barley Snyder’s industry-focused COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar Series. About...

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December 8, 2020

Wake Up with Barley: A Morning on Real Estate Webinar Replays

The webinar replays below are from our “Wake Up with Barley: A Morning on Real Estate” virtual seminar held on Tuesday, December 8. Our Barley Snyder attorneys were joined by...

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December 2, 2020

The Banking Landscape in Light of COVID-19 & Current Market Conditions Webinar Replay

The webinar titled “The Banking Landscape in Light of COVID-19 & Current Market Conditions” was presented by Barley Snyder on Wednesday, December 2 as part of our Virtual Business Seminar...

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November 19, 2020

Barley Snyder Legal Update Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 2

In the second episode of season two’s Barley Snyder Legal Update Podcast, partner David Freedman is joined by some of his fellow attorneys to the discuss the potential legal issues surrounding the...

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November 12, 2020

Raising Capital in 2020 Webinar Replay

The webinar titled “Raising Capital in 2020” was presented by Barley Snyder on Thursday, November 12 as part of our Virtual Business Seminar Series. About the Webinar Our keynote speaker...

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October 30, 2020

2020 Certainty in an Uncertain World Webinar Replay

This webinar – presented by Barley Snyder, Fulton Bank, Fulton Private Bank and Murphy McCormack Capital Advisors on October 29 – focused on the possible impacts of the presidential election...

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October 22, 2020

Barley Snyder Legal Update Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 1

In season two’s first episode, partner David Freedman is joined by partner and fellow employment attorney Michael Crocenzi. They discuss the hot topic of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. They give...

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July 15, 2020

Pandemic Contingency Planning Webinar Replay

This webinar titled “Pandemic Contingency Planning” was presented by Barley Snyder and hosted by the Lancaster Chamber on Tuesday, July 14 . The webinar covered key topics your plan should...

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June 26, 2020

Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast – **TIGER KING SPECIAL EDITION**

When the shutdown started, the Netflix original documentary “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, Madness” became incredibly popular, giving us mesmerizing characters such as Carole Baskin, Doc Antle and the incomparable Joe...

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June 26, 2020

Running Under Green Webinar Replay

This webinar titled “Running Your Business Under Green: Some Lessons Learned and Direction for the Future” was presented by Barley Snyder on Friday, June 26. The webinar highlighted the various aspects...

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June 24, 2020

Reopening the Hospitality Industry Webinar Replay

This webinar titled “Reopening the Hospitality Industry: Current Guidelines, Possible Risks and Future Scenarios” was presented by Barley Snyder on Monday, June 22. The webinar focused on the steps business owners...

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June 19, 2020

The Expected Impact of COVID-19 on M&A: A Look at the “New Normal” Webinar Replay

This webinar titled “The Expected Impact of COVID-19 on M&A: A Look at the ‘New Normal'” was presented on Thursday, June 18 by Barley Snyder along with Boenning & Scattergood....

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June 19, 2020

Smart Business Dealmakers Podcast

Business Practice Group partner Paul Mattaini (pronunciation: “Muh-tiny”) recently was a guest on the “Smart Business Dealmakers Podcast,” where he talked about how he thinks the COVID-19 pandemic will affect...

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June 18, 2020

COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast – Episode 10

Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update – Episode 10 In the 10th episode of the Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast, our host, employment attorney David Freedman is joined by environmental attorney Martin Siegel who...

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June 11, 2020

GRCA Best Practices for Re-Opening Your Business Certificate Program – Session 3

This webinar is the third part of a three-part series presented by the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance on June 3 designed to help employers better prepare to re-open their businesses now counties...

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June 11, 2020

GRCA Best Practices for Re-Opening Your Business Certificate Program – Session 2

This webinar is the second part of a three-part series presented by the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance on June 2 designed to help employers better prepare to re-open their businesses now counties...

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June 11, 2020

COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast – Episode 9

Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update – Episode 9 In the ninth episode of the Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast, our host, employment attorney David Freedman is joined by litigation attorney Lindsey Cook....

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June 8, 2020

COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast – Episode 8

Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update – Episode 8 In the eighth episode of the Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast, our host, employment attorney David Freedman is joined by attorney Maria Di Stravolo...

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May 27, 2020

Employers COVID-19 Back to Business Considerations Webinar

This webinar titled “What Employers Should be Thinking About to Get Back to ‘Normal'” was presented on May 26 by Barley Snyder for the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC. The...

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May 22, 2020

COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast – Episode 7

Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update – Episode 7 In the seventh episode of the Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast, our host, employment attorney David Freedman is joined by attorney Timothy Dietrich, the...

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May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast – Episode 6

Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update – Episode 6 In the sixth episode of the Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast, our host, employment attorney David Freedman is joined by attorney Donald Geiter, chair...

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May 14, 2020

The Legal Implications: Re-Opening Your Business in Defiance of the Governor’s Order Webinar

As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, some Pennsylvania counties stated that they will defy the Governor’s stay-at-home order and transition from the “red phase” to the “yellow phase.” What potential legal...

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May 12, 2020

COVID 19 HR “Back to Business” Webinar

This webinar, presented by partner Michael Crocenzi and attorney Sarah Yerger on Monday, May 11 for the Human Resources Professionals of Central PA, focuses on preparing employers for the physical return into the workplace....

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May 8, 2020

COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast – Episode 5

Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update – Episode 5 In the fifth episode of the Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast, our host, employment attorney David Freedman is joined by employment and labor...

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May 5, 2020

COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast – Episode 4

Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update – Episode 4 In the fourth episode of the Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast, our host, employment attorney David Freedman is joined by business attorney Timothy Malloy....

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May 1, 2020

Getting Your Business Back To Business COVID-19 Webinar

As the state and federal governments begin developing plans for the gradual reopening of business, what issues should business owners and human resource managers be thinking about to be prepared...

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May 1, 2020

COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast – Episode 3

Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update – Episode 3 In the third episode of the Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast, our host, employment attorney David Freedman is joined by employment attorney Michael Crocenzi....

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April 28, 2020

COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast – Episode 2

Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update – Episode 2 In the second episode of the Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast, our host, employment attorney David Freedman is joined by employment attorney Joshua Schwartz....

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April 24, 2020

COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast – Episode 1

Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update – Episode 1 In this episode of the Barley Snyder COVID-19 Legal Update Podcast, our host, employment attorney David Freedman is joined by employment attorney Jennifer Craighead Carey....

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