COVID-19 Top 10: What GCs need to Know about Coronavirus

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 60 minutes
Recorded Date: March 16, 2020
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  • Crisis Management
  • Employment
  • Privacy
  • Contracts
  • Tort Liability
  • Cybersecurity
  • Life Sciences
  • Fraud/Corruption Risk
  • Securities & Financial Regulation
  • Government Contracts
  • Global Perspectives
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: March 16, 2020


This presentation will be supplemented by core crisis management principles and informed by David’s experience helping to lead the White House’s response to the Ebola crisis in 2014. David and Bethany will then dive into necessary strategies and considerations, ending with key takeaways and steps to employ moving forward.

This program was recorded on March 16th, 2020.

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David Newman

Morrison & Forester, LLP

David Newman is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Global Risk and Crisis Management, Privacy and Data Security, and National Security practice groups, and is head of the firm’s Coronavirus Task Force. David draws upon his experience as a senior White House and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney, including serving as Chief of Staff, Office of the Ebola Response. He uses his extensive background in government regulation and national security to guide clients through sensitive matters pertaining to national security and crisis management. He has significant experience advising clients on crisis management and cybersecurity, counseling clients CFIUS and FARA reviews, and conducting internal and government-facing cross-border investigations.

Bethany J. Hills

Morrison & Forester, LLP

Bethany Hills is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s FDA Regulatory + Life Sciences Compliance practice, and member of the firm’s Coronavirus Task Force. Bethany leverages her deep FDA regulatory experience and exceptional knowledge of the health care delivery system to help both domestic and international life sciences and health care technology clients enter and navigate the U.S. market. She helps companies manage the full range of FDA regulation issues, from inspections and investigations through complex regulatory challenges, affecting everything from product approvals and labeling to collaborative research, supply, and distribution agreements.

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