COVID-19 Insights and Information

News

  • Attorneys at Eastman & Smith have been actively disseminating information addressing issues arising from COVID-19 pandemic.

  • August 20, 2020

    A total of 27 Eastman & Smith attorneys were honored by Best Lawyers in America®.

  • August 5, 2020
  • August 3, 2020

    The attorneys and staff of Eastman & Smith are saddened to announce the passing of our friend and colleague, John M. Carey.

  • June 22, 2020

    Every year, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) invites inventors, innovation enthusiasts, makers, entrepreneurs, small business owners, intellectual property professionals and anyone who may be interested in intellectual property (IP) to their annual Invention-Con conference.

  • May 8, 2020

    Brigid E. Heid co-presented at the webinar “Navigating the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the CARES Act and Unemployment During COVID-19.”

  • May 7, 2020

    Eastman & Smith member Lynn Vuketich Luther is co-presenting at the Human Resource Association of Southeast Michigan webinar, “Back to the Future of Work.”

  • April 23, 2020

    Eastman & Smith member Michael W. Regnier will be co-presenting at an NCMIC Insurance Company webinar, “Malpractice Defense in the Time of COVID-19.”

  • April 14, 2020

    Isolation, quarantine, stay at home order, health district licensing and constitutional and privacy issues were discussed by Eastman & Smith member Joseph R. Durham and new associate Lauren M. DeGoricia via the webinar “Overview of Public Health Law and Local Health Districts.”

  • April 6, 2020

    Thomas A. Dixon and Carrie L. Urrutia, members of Eastman & Smith, were panelists in a virtual roundtable “Understanding the HR Implications of COVID-19.” 

  • April 1, 2020

    Gary M. Harden and Scott A. Johnson, members of Eastman & Smith, were panelists in a virtual roundtable regarding COVID-19’s financial impact.

  • Eastman & Smith, Ltd. implements a work at home solution for all of its attorneys and staff.
    March 23, 2020

    As a legal service provider, Eastman & Smith is deemed an essential business and is able to continue to provide its legal services to its clients. Notwithstanding the foregoing, however, we have taken additional responsive steps to ensure that we can provide such legal services in a manner that maximizes our ability to protect the health of our employees, clients, business partners and communities and allow us to do our part in limiting the spread of this disease. 

  • March 16, 2020

    At Eastman & Smith we are closely monitoring developments regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak from the CDC and state and local health departments.

  • January 3, 2020

    Eastman & Smith Ltd. is pleased to announce Melissa A. Ebel and Chad D. Huber have been elected members of Eastman & Smith. Both were formerly associates with the Firm.

  • December 10, 2019

    Reginald S. Jackson, Jr. has received the Robert Kelb Distinguished Service Award. 

  • December 10, 2019

    James F. Nooney, of counsel attorney with Eastman & Smith, was honored by the Toledo Bar Association with its Martin-Willinger Award.

  • December 4, 2019

    Eastman & Smith is proud to present its attorneys who have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars.

  • November 25, 2019

    Linde Hurst Webb has joined Eastman & Smith Ltd., bringing her four decades of experience in the areas of eminent domain, real estate, sunshine laws, trusts, estates, guardianships and probate law to the Firm’s clients as well as her philosophy that clients tend to receive better outcomes when they and their attorneys work in tandem.

  • November 7, 2019

    James F. Nooney, of counsel attorney with Eastman & Smith, was honored by the Toledo Bar Association with its Martin-Willinger Award. 

  • October 3, 2019

    Whether or not the employer violated a collective bargaining agreement when it hired outside contractors to install electrical and plumbing systems on a new line was the question involved in this matter.