Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP regularly contributes to the discussion of important business and legal issues - in print, on the web and at public forums.
Our most recent publications and speaking engagements are listed below.
Richard Sugar authors "A STAY-AT-HOME MAP FOR TRACING THE CORONOVIRUS EMPLOYMENT COSTS AND TAX BENEFITS “FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT”"
SFGH’s Richard Sugar describes Congress’ intent in passing the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act." He describes how the Act provides benefits of tax credits to employers and self-employed’s to offset the costs for the newly created sick pay mandates, and the scope of those sick pay mandates in light of the inability to work because of the Coronavirus. This description is helpful for employers, sole proprietors, partners, LLC members, and S Corporation shareholders who work in their business, and their professional advisors.
Can your business survive? In a word – yes. While most businesses will suffer, and many will fail, yours can survive. SFGH partner Jonathan Friedland and law clerk Kyle Fleck authored “You Will Survive! How Your Business Will Survive Coronavirus – a Crisis Management Plan” to give business owners insight on what they can do, what they should do, today, tomorrow, and next week to best position their businesses to survive during the COVID-19 crisis, and to ultimately thrive when the economy begins to recover.
Jeremy Waitzman and Hajar Jouglaf author "No, It’s Not Martial Law: How Illinois’ COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Order Will Affect Your Business"
SFGH's Jeremy Waitzman and Hajar Jouglaf answer your questions about Illinois' recently issued COVID-19 shelter-in-place order in "No, It’s Not Martial Law: How Illinois’ COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Order Will Affect Your Business."
Jonathan Friedland offers insight on best strategic practices for guiding private equity portfolio companies amid COVID-19 in “Top Tactics for Supporting Your Portfolio in Unsettled Times”
SFGH's Jonathan Friedland offers insight on best strategic practices for guiding private equity portfolio companies amid COVID-19 in “Top Tactics for Supporting Your Portfolio in Unsettled Times”
Jeremy Waitzman, head of SFGH's corporate practice group, featured on Sun Acquisitions webcast to discuss the effect of Illinois shelter-in-place order on businesses
Jeremy Waitzman, the head of the corporate practice group at Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP, appeared as a featured guest of Dominic Rinaldi of Sun Acquisitions on a webcast to discuss the recent shelter-in-place order issued by the Illinois Governor.
SFGH Partner Matthew Schiff participated as a panelist in the ABA's Litigation Section roundtable "What’s New in Employment Law for 2020"
SFGH Partner Matthew Schiff participated as a panelist in an ABA roundtable discussion February 26, 2020 titled "What’s New in Employment Law for 2020." Matt discussed independent contractor misclassification issues.
The ABA Litigation Section Employment & Labor Relations Committee hosted this Roundtable discussion to explore hot topics and emerging trends in employment litigation and regulation. Among the topics discussed were independent contractor misclassification issues, impacts from the DOL’s changes to the “white collar” exemption rules, the FLSA’s regular rate of pay to determine overtime, and the gig economy.
Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP is pleased to announce that Alex Edmondson has joined the Chicago office as an associate in the Estate Planning & Administration Group.
SFGH congratulates its Bankruptcy, Reorganization & Creditors' Rights Group on its recent representation of Morgan Administration, Inc. and its affiliated debtor entities, better known as “Home Owners Bargain Outlet,” or “HOBO,” in confirming their joint chapter 11 liquidating plan before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger congratulates partner Matthew Schiff on being awarded the highest possible rating in both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards by Martindale-Hubbell.
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