COVID-19 Legal Updates

Woods Rogers has created a Pandemic Response Group of attorneys who are available to answer any specific questions or concerns about your obligations or potential liabilities in a range of different practice areas, such as contract law, labor & employment, construction law, cybersecurity, tax and employee benefits, and commercial litigation.

We stand willing and able to assist you during these difficult times. Please contact the Pandemic Response Group co-chairs Brian Johnson and Josh Long or the Woods Rogers attorney you know best to discuss your concerns.

COVID-19 Alert Topics

Administrative & Regulatory

Banking & Financial Services

Business & Corporate

Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Employee Benefits

Health Law


Intellectual Property

Labor & Employment



Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA)

Small Business Concerns

Tax Law

Trusts & Estates

COVID-19 Situation Reports

World Health Organization (WHO) Situation Reports

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Situation Summary

Virginia Department of Health Situation Summary

Virginia Governor’s Office

Other COVID-19 Resources

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Resources

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce 

Department of Labor Coronavirus Resources

OSHA COVID-19 Overview

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Coronavirus Resources

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Coronavirus Resources

National Labor Relations Board Memorandum on Case Summaries (pdf)

Small Business Assistance Resources (Treasury Dept.)

Virginia AG Opinion on FOIA Open Meeting Requirements (pdf)

Do Employers Have to Comply with Federal OSHA’s Vaccine-or-Test Mandate Right Now?

By R. Patrick Bolling, Agnis C. Chakravorty, Daniel C. Summerlin III, Thomas M. Winn III

Unless the Supreme Court intervenes, employers in roughly half of the United States must vaccinate or test employees by February 9, 2021. In those states, federal OSHA regulates workplace safety directly, and so the federal large employer vaccine-or-test mandate will… Read more

COVID-19 Legal Round Up and Looming 2022 Deadlines

By Michael P. Gardner, Thomas M. Winn III, King F. Tower, R. Patrick Bolling, Leah M. Stiegler

President Biden’s vaccine mandates have faced a roller-coaster ride in the federal court system over the last few weeks, leaving covered employers in the difficult position of trying to comply with on-again, off-again federal regulations and enforcement deadlines on the… Read more

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