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Restaurant Industry Discussion on Legal & Business Issues Related to COVID-19 Outbreak – Webinar Recording

Thank you to everyone who was able to participate in the Restaurant Industry Discussion on Legal & Business Issues Related to the COVID-19 Outbreak webinar on Monday, March 23, 2020. These are challenging times and we hope it was useful. If you have any questions related to the subjects discussed in the webinar, or if…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Corporate & Business, Employment Law, Hospitality & Retail Services, News

Client Alert: Families First Coronavirus Response Act Signed Into Law

Last Wednesday, the Senate passed and the President signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”). The Act has undergone revisions regarding the paid sick and family leave programs since the House’s passing of the Act, mostly designed to limit some of the leave provided and capping the paid leave to match…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Employment Law, News

Can I Still Sell My Property When the Registry Closes? – Gap Closings

As sectors of the US economy effectively shut down one by one in response to COVID-19, a quick review of those sectors and essential functions that remain open for business may be the better approach to measure where things stand. In the world of real estate and mortgage financing, certain transactions may be able to…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Commercial Real Estate, News

RIW Update Regarding COVID-19

Dear Clients and Friends: As developments continue to unfold regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), RIW’s top priority remains the health and safety of our staff, guests, clients, and community. We are following the guidance of the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, and local health officials and have implemented a plan to protect the safety…

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RIW Presents Eat Your Words 2020: A Tasting Event to Benefit 826 Boston – POSTPONED

Postponed. We hope to reschedule September 2020. Along with the Boston Restaurant Group & Restaurant Trends, RIW is proud to present Eat Your Words 2020, a Tasting Event to benefit 826 Boston. 826 Boston is a nonprofit youth writing and publishing organization that empowers traditionally underserved students ages 6-18. Join us for a night of…

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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality & Retail Services, News

Congratulations to Attorneys Adam Barnosky and Bethany Grazio on their Elevation to Shareholders of the Firm

Attorneys Adam Barnosky and Bethany Grazio

Congratulations to RIW Attorneys Adam Barnosky and Bethany A. Grazio on their elevation to Shareholders of the firm. Adam is the Co-Lead of the Hospitality & Retail Services Practice Group and a member of the Cannabis, Corporate & Business, and Commercial Real Estate Practice Groups. Bethany is a member of the firm’s Cannabis, Corporate & Business,…

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POSTED IN: Cannabis, Commercial Real Estate, Corporate & Business, Emerging Companies, Hospitality & Retail Services, Mergers & Acquisitions, News

RIW Attorney Adam Barnosky Article Featured in the New England Real Estate Journal

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An article by RIW Attorney Adam Barnosky is featured in the New England Real Estate Journal. The article, “Adaptive reuse and the modernization of the New England shopping mall,” discusses how redevelopment and adaptive reuse are key to the successful transformation of defunct shopping malls into modern mixed-use destinations in the decade ahead. Read the…

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RIW Attorney Catherine B. Rossetti Attends Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting

RIW Estate Planning Attorney Catherine B. Rossetti attended the Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting as a member of the Board of Directors. Pictured: Jay Ash, former Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, current CEO of Massachusetts Competitive Partnership; Catherine Barton Rossetti, Esq.; and Massachusetts House of Representatives Minority Leader Bradley Jones, Jr.

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POSTED IN: News, Trusts & Estates

RIW Attorney Michael Rosen Named a 2019 Lawyer of the Year by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Congratulations to RIW Attorney Michael Rosen on being named a “2019 Lawyer of the Year” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Michael will be honored at the Leaders in Law event.

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RIW Partners with Everybody Water

RIW is pleased to announce that we are partnering with Everybody Water to supply our internal conference room water. Everybody Water’s packaging is fully recyclable and is made from renewable resources sourced from replanted forests. The cap is made from sugar cane. This will reduce the amount of plastic waste generated, while a portion of…

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