Bone Law Attorney Stephen Zralek files Amicus Brief in Tennessee Supreme Court on behalf of Epidemiologists Advocating Expansion of Absentee Ballots during COVID-19

Stephen ZralekStephen J Zralek Attorney at Bone McAllester Norton Professional index, a Member of Bone McAllester Norton PLLC, was honored to file an amicus brief with the Tennessee Supreme Court on behalf of seven leading Tennessee doctors and professors specializing in infectious diseases and epidemiology who highlighted the health risks of in-person voting during the pandemic and advocated expanded absentee ballots. The brief was filed in support of the injunction issued by Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle, which ordered Secretary of State to provide all eligible Tennessee voters the option of casting an absentee ballot during the pandemic. The doctors include Dr. David Aronoff of Vanderbilt, Dr. Nina Fefferman of the University of Tennessee, President James Hildreth of Meharry Medical College, Dr. William Schaffner of Vanderbilt, Dr. Thomas Talbot of Vanderbilt, Dr. Edwin Trevathan of Vanderbilt and Dr. William Wester of Vanderbilt. Doctors among this group have worked at the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health. Stephen served as co-counsel to Debo Adegbile, a partner at the international law firm WilmerHale.

Stephen has dedicated his career to helping clients resolve complex disputes involving class actions, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, trade secrets, non-compete violations, defamation, domain disputes, and disputes in the business and entertainment arenas. Stephen routinely appears in federal court, Chancery Court and the Tennessee Business Court, and argues at both the trial and appellate levels.

CARES Act - Resources for Small Businesses Webinar

2Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act The CARES Act Webinar Bone Law SlideOn March 27th, Congress passed the largest economic stimulus bill in U.S. history, and on the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the "CARES Act") into law.

The CARES Act provides much needed stimulus and assistance to businesses, particularly those with less than 500 employees, in response to the economic distress caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Please join us for a Webinar where we will cover Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), additional small business benefits, as well as other important considerations.

Watch as attorneys Charles Robert Bone, Trace Blankenship, Mandy Strickland Floyd, Sam Jackson, Knight Lancaster, Andrea Perry, and Chris Raybeck guide you through the new law's opportunities and provide you with answers to how this law may impact your business and employment decisions.


Recorded on March 31, 2020


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