Due to COVID-19, Most Pennsylvania Businesses Ordered to Cease Operations

March 20, 2020

On March 19, 2020, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf issued an emergency order requiring all non-life-sustaining businesses in the commonwealth to cease operations, effective 8 p.m. that same day. Enforcement actions will begin March 21, 2020, at 12:01 a.m.

Other states are expected to follow Pennsylvania’s lead and issue similar orders.

McGuireWoods has assembled a dedicated team of professionals to assist businesses in understanding, navigating and, in some instances, challenging this most recent government action in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

To learn more about how McGuireWoods can be of service to you in this regard, please contact one of the team members below.

Government Relations
James H. Hodges
Mark T. Bowles
George J. Terwilliger III

PA Litigation
Jarrod D. Shaw
Gerald J. Stubenhofer Jr.
Courtney S. Schorr

CA Litigation
Sabrina A. Beldner                          


National Litigation
John D. Adams
Brian D. Schmalzbach
Dion W. Hayes

Richard W. Viola
Michael B. Woodard
Hannah Thompson Frank
Anthony J. Carna

Labor & Employment
Peter N. Farley
John G. McDonald

McGuireWoods has published additional thought leadership related to how companies across various industries can address crucial COVID-19-related business and legal issues .

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