These FAQs are among the questions attorneys at Quarles & Brady are hearing most often from clients in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic and business issues surrounding it. The attorneys’ answers are here to provide general guidance but do not constitute legal advice. Each company’s situation should be examined on a case-by-case basis to address the unique facts of the company’s circumstances, as well as the jurisdictions in which the company operates.  

Here are answers to specific questions attorneys are getting from Arizona clients and those around the country the most often.


Workplace Safety

Employee Privacy Rights

Paid and Unpaid Leave

Business Travel

Remote Work Policies


Contract With Force Majeure Clause

Contract Without Force Majeure Clause


Real Estate



Mergers & Acquisitions

Due Diligence

Period Between Signing and Closing


Breach of Financial Covenants

Borrowing Base Non-Compliance

Drawing on Line of Credit

Loan Renewals

Liability Concerns

Business Interruption Insurance

Visitors/Guests Contracting Virus on Premises

Shelter In Place Guidelines

Essential Businesses