Dealing with the Commercial Tenant in the Time of COVID

That commercial tenants are much different from residential tenants has never been more evident than now. Unlike a primary residence where people look for safety and security, the sole purpose of a commercial establishment is for making money. Commercial landlords faced with tenants who cannot or will not make their…

McCord and Cummings Quoted in Long Island Business News

Our Bankruptcy Partner Richard McCord and our Litigation Partner Anthony Cummings had a chance to discuss the effects of the pandemic in regard to making the rent payments. Richard J. McCord is a Partner in our Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights Practice Group. He has an in-depth understanding of bankruptcy law, representing creditors and debtors in all…

Tax Certiorari in the Age of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down and has largely reshaped our day-to-day experiences, both personally and professionally.  Phrases such as “social distancing” and “flatten the curve,” are now everyday vernacular and part of our “new normal.”  Our tax certiorari practice has adapted and continues to evolve in order…

How We Ranked With Readers of Long Island Business News

Long Island Business News recently announced the results of its Reader Rankings survey. According to the paper, over 14,000 votes were cast this year -- their biggest vote yet.  We are thrilled to be acknowledged in six categories and congratulate all of the nominees.

Understanding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) creates two ways to keep workers paid during the crisis: providing direct help to workers who lose their jobs and extending loans to businesses to help them maintain pay and benefits. Employee Side Benefits The CARES Act will help…