To address the concerns of our clients and resource partners during and long after the Coronavirus pandemic, PilieroMazza created the "COVID-19 Client Response Team".  The Team’s purpose is to offer government contractors and commercial businesses practical guidance with information and resources necessary to protect you, your business, and your personnel against the far-reaching impacts of COVID-19.  In that regard, the “COVID-19 Client Resource Center” was also launched to offer links to presentations, blogs, client alerts, and other additional resources.  Please see below.

Led by Cy AlbaNichole AtallahKathryn Hickey, and Matt Feinberg, the COVID-19 Client Response Team comprises partners from PilieroMazza’s core practice groups, including Government ContractsBusiness & CorporateLabor & Employment, and Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Please contact us at should you need immediate assistance. Since every situation is different, a Team member will need to discuss your specific situation with you.

Cy Alba

Government Contracts

Nichole Atallah
Labor & Employment

Kathryn Hickey

Business & Corporate

Matt Feinberg

Litigation & Dispute Resolution



Presentations and Articles

Client Alerts
  1. DOL Issues Temporary Regulations the Day the FFCRA Became Law NEW!
  2. FFCRA Leave Effective April 1: DOL Issues Additional Guidance NEW!
  3. Contracting Officers Can Pay You Even If the Contract Is Shut Down! 
  4. The CARES Act and Leave Guide for Employers: Deciding Which Option is Best for You and Your Employees 
  5. Senate Passes Historic COVID-19 Stimulus Package: Billions Set Aside for Small Businesses 
  6. Coronavirus in the Workplace—What Employers Need to Know
  7. COVID-19 Emergency Sick and Family Leave: What Employers Need to Know
  8. Breaking Down SBA's COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan

  1. Defense Production Act Orders for COVID-19 Related Medical Equipment NEW!
  2. HUBZone Program Flexibility During the COVID-19 Outbreak 
  3. COVID-19 and Its Effects on Credit Facilities 
  4. 8(a) Contractors: To Suspend or Not Suspend In Light of COVID-19 
  5. Employers: A Briefing on Federal Agencies' Responses to COVID-19 
  6. COVID-19 and Material Adverse Effect Provisions in Acquisition Agreements

  1. Affiliation in the Context of SBA Loans, Guidance for Venture Capital Investors NEW! 

News from PilieroMazza
  1. CARES Act Stimulus Loans: "Founders & Friends" Podcast Features Kathryn Hickey NEW!
  2. Jon Williams Comments on How Will COVID-19 Change How You Conduct Business? NEW!
  3. PilieroMazza's Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Additional Resources

New Legislation 
  1. Stimulus Phase III:  Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) 
  2. Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act, Section-by-Section 
  3. Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist NEW!
  4. Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act NEW!
  5. Stimulus Phase II:  Families First Coronavirus Response Act
  6. Poster: Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act 
  7. Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Fact Sheet for Employers 
  8. Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers 
  9. Providing Expanded Family and Medical Leave to Employees Affected by COVID-19 Online Dialogue 
  10. Stimulus Phase I:  Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act 

Business Relief Programs and Resources
  1. COVID-19 Stimulus Assistance to Small Businesses: Issues and Policy Options 
  2. List of COVID-19 Small Business Relief Programs by State.  Please visit the linked text for a list of federal, state, and lender-specific support, which will be updated to include programs as they’re released and refined. Return to Forbes' web page regularly for updates on this list.  
  3. Coronavirus Acquisition-Related Information and Resources 
  4. OMB Issues Guidance on Contract Issues Associated with COVID-19 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  1. COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Department of Defense (DOD)
  1. COVID-19 Joint Acquisition Task Force NEW! 
  2. DOD Guidance on Commercial Item Determinations During the COVID-19 Emergency NEW!
  3. DOD Memo on Purchase Card Use During the COVID-19 Emergency NEW!
  4. Managing Defense Contracts Impacts of the Novel Coronavirus NEW!
  5. Class Deviation—Justification and Approval Threshold for 8(a) Contracts

Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
  1. OMB Issues Guidance on Contract Issues Associated with COVID-19

Small Business Administration (SBA)
  1. Finding an Eligible SBA Lender NEW!
  2. SBA Disaster Assistance
  3. SBA Disaster Loan Assistance 
  4. SBA Disaster Loan Application 
  5. SBA Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
Check local sites as well since many loans will be given out locally. 
Check with local banks to see if they are offering loans specific to COVID-19. 
Check your insurance policies.

General Services Administration (GSA)
  1. GSA FAQ for Global Supply Contractors NEW!
  2. GSA Policy Letter Offering Guidance Regarding Acquisitions and Contracts for GSA Essential Critical Infrastructure Activities and Novel Coronavirus NEW!
  3. GSA FAR & GSAR Class Deviation Regarding Debarring Official Notification to Contractors NEW!
  4. Disaster Response Registry NEW!

Department of Labor (DOL)

  1. Families First Coronavirus Response Act
  2. Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Fact Sheet for Employers
  3. Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
  4. Providing Expanded Family and Medical Leave to Employees Affected by COVID-19 Online Dialogue
  5. DOL Coronavirus Resources
  6. COVID-19 or Other Public Health Emergencies and the Fair Labor Standards Act: Questions and Answers
  7. COVID-19 or Other Public Health Emergencies and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Questions and Answers

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  1. Occupational Safety and Health Administration Main COVID-19 Site
  2. OHSA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
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