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Monday, March 16, 2020
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In her recent blog post, Catherine Sanders Reach of the North Carolina Bar Association discussed how law firms should maintain and monitor the current outbreak of COVID19. She opined that while law firms may have a disaster recovery or a business continuity plan, they should be reviewed and updated to reflect a pandemic response.
Additionally, Sanders Reach suggests law firms should review their plans and policies and update them to reflect possible quarantine situations, infected employees, reducing the spread of the virus, and strategies for dealing with a swiftly evolving situation.
Below are some of the resources Sanders Reach suggests lawyers review. To view the entire post, visit https://cpm.ncbar.org/2020/03/16/covid-19-awareness-response-and-workplace-plans-policies-part-1/.
Covid-19 Legal Implications for the Firm and Clients
General Business Planning
Law Firm Policies/Plans to Review and Update
Sample Law Firm Policies
Some policies have legal implications. Contact a Labor and Employment lawyer or Privacy and Data Security lawyer if you need help with compliant policy language.
Sample Business Continuity and Succession plans: