The COVID-19 Crisis and New York City’s Response: Legal Issues
Learn what steps New York City government took during the COVID-19 outbreak and how the City is working to keep communities safe as we continue to battle this pandemic. Liz Benjamin will lead a conversation with Counsel to the Mayor of New York City Kapil Longani, his Chief of Staff Bess Chiu, and Deputy Counsel Kate Cocklin, along with NYSBA President-Elect, T. Andrew Brown, about the novel legal issues the Mayor and his lawyers had to confront and resolve during this unprecedented time.
Topics include: the Mayor’s executive powers, closing down and reopening the City, regulating emerging COVID clusters, standing up a robust contact tracing unit, price gouging during the height of the pandemic, quarantine orders, travel restrictions, outdoor dining, public transportation, schools, the interplay of state and local law, and more. Learn about the legal issues surrounding the crisis in New York City.
T. Andrew Brown, Esq., Vice Chancellor, New York State Board of Regents
Kapil Longani, Counsel to the Mayor, Office of the Counsel to the Mayor, City of New York
Liz Benjamin, Moderator, Managing Director, Marathon Strategies
Kate Cocklin, Deputy Counsel, Office of the Counsel to the Mayor , City of New York
Bess Chiu, Chief of Staff, Office of the Counsel to the Mayor , City of New York
- November 12, 2020
- Online On-Demand