COVID-19 Top 10: What GCs need to Know about Coronavirus

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 60 minutes
Recorded Date: March 16, 2020
Click here to share this program
Download PDF


  • Crisis Management
  • Employment
  • Privacy
  • Contracts
  • Tort Liability
  • Cybersecurity
  • Life Sciences
  • Fraud/Corruption Risk
  • Securities & Financial Regulation
  • Government Contracts
  • Global Perspectives
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: March 16, 2020


This presentation will be supplemented by core crisis management principles and informed by David’s experience helping to lead the White House’s response to the Ebola crisis in 2014. David and Bethany will then dive into necessary strategies and considerations, ending with key takeaways and steps to employ moving forward.

This program was recorded on March 16th, 2020.

Provided By

American Bar Association


David Newman

Morrison & Forester, LLP

David Newman is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Global Risk and Crisis Management, Privacy and Data Security, and National Security practice groups, and is head of the firm’s Coronavirus Task Force. David draws upon his experience as a senior White House and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney, including serving as Chief of Staff, Office of the Ebola Response. He uses his extensive background in government regulation and national security to guide clients through sensitive matters pertaining to national security and crisis management. He has significant experience advising clients on crisis management and cybersecurity, counseling clients CFIUS and FARA reviews, and conducting internal and government-facing cross-border investigations.

Bethany J. Hills

Morrison & Forester, LLP

Bethany Hills is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s FDA Regulatory + Life Sciences Compliance practice, and member of the firm’s Coronavirus Task Force. Bethany leverages her deep FDA regulatory experience and exceptional knowledge of the health care delivery system to help both domestic and international life sciences and health care technology clients enter and navigate the U.S. market. She helps companies manage the full range of FDA regulation issues, from inspections and investigations through complex regulatory challenges, affecting everything from product approvals and labeling to collaborative research, supply, and distribution agreements.

Similar Courses

Card image cap
65 minutes
#MeToo - Media Frenzy, New Era in Sexual Harassment, or Both?
Sexual harassment claims against celebrities and high-profile men continue to dominate media coverage in 2018. There is no question that employers are legally required to investigate complaints of harassment in the workplace and take action to punish employees who commit acts of harassment.

American Bar Association


Add to Cart
Card image cap
92 minutes
#MeToo: Empowering Employees and Employers to Address Workplace Sexual Harassment & Violence
Join our expert attorneys as they discuss how employers can work to prevent and eliminate sexual harassment and violence in their workplace, and create an environment in which employees are able to respond to and report incidents without fear of retaliation. Not only is there a deep moral imperative to rectify sexual harassment in the workplace and promote an equitable work environment, but also there is significant monetary liability as a potential consequence for employers who fail to address harassment in the workplace.

American Bar Association


Add to Cart
Card image cap
77 minutes
§ 363 Sale Issues
Dive into Section 363 sales issues, including whether there are limits to “free and clear”; the GM conflict between Sections 365(h) and 363(f) (“lease-stripping”); sales free and clear of leasehold interests, restrictive covenants and override royalties; being free and clear of successorships in CBAs; selling free and clear of environmental liabilities (La Paloma, Exide); and loan-to-own strategies.

American Bankruptcy Institute


Add to Cart
Card image cap
63 minutes
2018 CA Consumer Privacy Act: The Big Tail Wagging the U.S.
In this session, two leading information governance attorneys will share why you need to and how you can be ready.



Add to Cart
Previous Next