Archives for June 2020

Sheehey Welcomes Two Associate Attorneys to the Firm

Sheehey Furlong & Behm, is pleased to announce that attorneys Daniel J. Mullen and Sarah J. Heim have recently joined the firm.

Dan’s practice focuses on transactional and tax law, as well as design and construction industry matters. Prior to joining the firm, Dan was a corporate officer at Pennoni, an ENR (Engineer News Record Magazine) top-100 consulting engineering firm, serving as the Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary. Dan graduated Order of the Coif from Temple University School of Law in 2014 and was the recipient of the Joseph W. Price Award for Outstanding Achievement in Tax Law. He served as executive editor of the Temple International and Comparative Law Journal. While in law school, Dan worked for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Department of Labor.

Sarah’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, white collar defense and internal investigations. Prior to joining the firm, Sarah was an associate at two Vault 100 law firms in New York City, where she was a member of two trial teams for high-profile insider trading cases in the Southern District of New York. She also assisted in the defense of individuals and corporations in a variety of sensitive and high-profile matters in state and federal courts, regulatory inquiries, and investigations. Sarah graduated cum laude from Cornell Law School in 2013.

David Austin, Managing Director commented, “We are delighted that Dan and Sarah have joined the firm.  Their talent and experience is a valuable addition to both our business and litigation teams and will allow us to continue serving our clients at the highest level possible.”

The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 Explained

The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (“PPP Flexibility Act”) makes borrower friendly changes to the Paycheck Protection Program created under the CARES Act. All changes listed below apply to existing and new loans unless otherwise indicated. Borrowers should contact their lenders to ensure that these loan modifications are made and that the changes are documented in writing.

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How Does Online Mediation Work? Jim Spink Is Here To Help

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Sheehey and its attorneys have adapted to serving their clients remotely while offices and gathering places remain closed.  Jim Spink specializes in alternative dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration.  Since the transition to remote work began, Jim has conducted many mediations via remote platforms like Zoom.  He has offered many tutorials to individuals and groups wanting to learn more about how remote mediation works, including several large private law firms, the Vermont Association for Justice, the Vermont Bar Association, and the Vermont Attorney General’s Office.

Curious about online mediation?  Contact Jim today to set up a brief tutorial at no charge.  To learn more about remote mediation, read our Remote Mediation page with basic information and Frequently Asked Questions.  If you’re ready to schedule a remote mediation, check Jim’s mediation calendar and get in touch.