Peter D. McCarthy speaks at Massachusetts Bar Association webinar on COVID-19 closures

April 2, 2021

Peter D. McCarthy, of counsel in the firm’s Litigation Department, spoke at the Massachusetts Bar Association’s (MBA) Continuing Legal Education program, “COVID Closures: Advising Clients Who Are Shutting Down Their Business,” on March 29, 2021. During the webinar, Peter and fellow panelists discussed best practices for advising clients who are suddenly forced to close their businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic and addressed important questions about dealing with layoffs and benefits, insurance issues, real estate and equipment leases, the potential liability of owners, whether bankruptcy is the right choice, and other related topics.

With over a decade of litigation and client counseling experience, Peter has represented corporate, government, and individual clients across jurisdictions and ADR forums to resolve civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution, civil and criminal government investigations, regulatory compliance obligations, and strategic negotiations. Peter has extensive experience in a wide variety of private- and public- construction law. He has represented corporate and individual owners, government and quasi-government agencies, general contractors, construction managers, and subcontractors confronting challenges across the project lifecycle, from bidding and contract negotiation to multi-party claim litigation. He provides practical and client-focused guidance to secure favorable resolutions.

The MBA is a non-profit organization that serves the legal profession and the public by promoting the administration of justice, legal education, professional excellence, and respect for the law. The MBA represents a diverse group of attorneys, judges, and legal professionals across the commonwealth.