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Greenberg Traurig Participates in Producers Guild of America COVID-19 Webinar

PHILADELPHIA, June 30, 2020 – A multi-office team from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP recently participated in the Producers Guild of America (PGA) webinar. Shareholders Kelly Dobbs Bunting and Ryan C. Bykerk, Director Monica Prahl Schulteis, and Associate Noel A. Lesica provided updates and analysis to PGA members and independent producers on the latest developments in the federal response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic designed to assist small businesses.

The attorneys presented “Alphabet Soup and You: How the CARES Act, PPP, EIDL and New Unemployment Laws Impact Your Production” as a PGA-exclusive Zoom webinar on June 23.


The foursome helped demystify the still-unfolding and evolving legislation passed to combat the COVID-spawned economic slump in an interactive hourlong session. Bunting, based in the firm’s Philadelphia office, Bykerk of the Los Angeles office, and Lesica of the New Jersey office offered perspective from the Labor & Employment Practice; Schulteis, in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, offered insights from the Government Law & Policy Practice viewpoint.


The guild is a non-profit trade organization that represents, protects, and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and digital media – including sole proprietors, independent contractors, and the self-employed.


For more information and updates on these and other developing situations related to COVID-19, visit GT’s Health Emergency Preparedness Task Force: Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Business Continuity Amid COVID-19 pages.


About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including nationwide class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, ERISA Litigation, Workplace & Employment Counseling, and Trade Secrets Litigation. Visit Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice combines the capabilities of its Federal Practice in Washington D.C. with its state and local practices across the country. The firm’s national team of governmental affairs professionals and attorneys spans major political and commercial capitals throughout the United States, including: Albany, Austin, Denver, Las Vegas, Nashville, New York City, Philadelphia, Sacramento, Tallahassee, and Washington, D.C. Most recently, Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy team was “Top Listed” for Government Relations in Best Lawyers in America’s 2018 edition. The team was also named “Law Firm of the Year” for Government Relations by the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2014 edition of "Best Law Firms." The practice also received the most first-tier Government Relations rankings in the U.S.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.