Business Law


B&I Attorneys To Present Business and Employment Law Webinars Responding to COVID-19

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Brann & Isaacson attorneys will be presenting two webinars for the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce next week on legal issues of direct and immediate interest to businesses facing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Monday, April 6, 2020: 2:00-3:00 PM EDT Business Law: Learn the latest from B&I business lawyers Kevin Haley and...

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COVID-19 Legal Update: DOL Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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On March 25, 2020, Brann & Isaacson published a legal update on the Department of Labor’s Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act as part of its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This update provides the major takeaways from the Department’s guidance document, including the effective date, the new leave requirement, determining whether the FFCRA applies...

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COVID-19 Legal Update: Maine Emergency Orders and Essential Businesses

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On March 25, 2020, Brann & Isaacson published a legal update on Maine Emergency Orders Regarding Essential Businesses as part of its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This update provides practical guidance on recent emergency orders by Governor Mills and some Maine municipalities regarding the closure of non-essential businesses and social distancing requirements for all businesses.

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COVID-19 Legal Update: B&I Attorneys Offer Webinar for Employers

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On March 24, 2020, Peter Lowe and Dan Stockford presented a webinar in which they addressed a myriad of issues arising out of the current pandemic that impact the workplace, including: pay, leaves, quarantine, return to work, travel bans, medical notes, confidentiality, and disability rights.  In the webinar, they discussed new federal statutes instituting paid...

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B&I Launches COVID-19 Legal Resource Library

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In this time of crisis, Brann & Isaacson strives to be a source of reliable information about issues affecting our clients and their communities. To that end, B&I has launched a COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. While the resources provided do not constitute, and are no substitute for, specific legal advice regarding the particular needs of...

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COVID-19 Legal Update: B&I Attorneys Offer Webinar for Business Leaders

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On March 23, 2020, Brann & Isaacson attorneys presented a webinar to provide business leaders with real-time tools to address the threats to their businesses and their employees posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.  In the webinar, Kevin Haley and Michael Carey focused on the following critical areas: (1) the impact of the outbreak on existing...

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Nat Bessey Discusses the ADA and the Internet with MaineBiz

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In a November 11, 2019, article in MaineBiz, “ADA Standards Catch Up With eCommerce, and Lawsuits Are on the Rise,” partner Nathaniel Bessey is interviewed on the recent proliferation of lawsuits filed under the Americans With Disabilities Act claiming that retail and other business websites do not comply with applicable law regarding accessibility. “’There have...

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Seven Brann & Isaacson Attorneys Honored By Super Lawyers

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Brann & Isaacson congratulates its Super Lawyers honorees for 2019: George S. Isaacson—Tax and Business Litigation Martin I. Eisenstein —Tax, Business Litigation, and Business/Corporate Martha E. Greene—Estate Planning & Probate, Nonprofit Organizations, and Estate & Trust Litigation Kevin R. Haley—Intellectual Property Peter J. Brann—Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation Stacy O. Stitham—Business Litigation and Intellectual...

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B&I Partners’ Article on Website Accessibility Featured by MaineBiz

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MaineBiz recently published an article by Brann & Isaacson partners Nathaniel Bessey and Peter J. Brann on “How to make your website accessible to everyone.” The authors highlight how the ability to conduct business on the Internet, while encouraging commerce throughout the country, also brings with it the legal risk of being sued throughout the...

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Brann & Isaacson Litigators Defeat Motion To Dismiss Contract Dispute

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Brann & Isaacson litigators Daniel Nuzzi and Eamonn Hart recently succeeded in fending off a motion to dismiss based on the alleged lack of personal jurisdiction over a Massachusetts defendant. On July 9, 2019, Justice MaryGay Kennedy of the Androscoggin County Superior Court issued a decision agreeing with B&I’s arguments on behalf of its client,...

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