COVID-19 Information Update

Dear ACEC Arizona Members,


A number of our Member Firms are seeking guidance on the legal exposures arising from the COVID-19 public health emergency. In response, Jason Schwartz, a leading employment law attorney and partner with the global law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, has provided ACEC with a useful guide that identifies some of the key considerations for businesses working to reduce the risk of employee exposure.

The Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher guidance can be accessed at:


U.S Employment Law Considerations for Companies Responding to COVID-19


Please note that this paper is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended to constitute legal advice. If you are in need of such advice, please consult with your legal counsel.


Additionally, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher will be offering a free webinar to all members on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 12:30PM MST/3:30 PM EST. For information on the webinar and how to participate, please see below:


COVID-19 Legislation: What Employers Need to Know


When: Tuesday, March 24,2020 at 12:30 PM MST/3:30PM EST


Speaker: Amanda Machin, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP


Topic: Webinar will cover the employer-related provisions in HR 6201 as amended: emergency leave, emergency sick leave, and the payroll tax credits for employers that are required to provide the leave.


Link to register free of charge


This webinar will be recorded and made available on demand at no cost following the presentation.

As developments occur in these unprecedented times, you can count on ACEC Arizona to keep the interests of our members at the forefront of every action.