League Offers Individualized Technical Assistance from Qualified Legal Experts on COVID-19 Federal Relief

The League of American Orchestras is pleased to announce the availability of individualized technical assistance on the COVID-19 federal relief opportunities from qualified legal experts from the Pryor Cashman law firm. Consultations on the banking, employment, and tax aspects of federal relief of up to one hour are available for League member orchestras in good standing. The League is subsidizing this service so that members pay only a steeply discounted fee of $100 per consultation. To schedule a consultation, see our registration web page.

Prior to the consultation please determine if your issues pertain to:

• Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advances
• Paycheck Protection Program Loans
• Employee Retention Tax Credits
• Families First Paid Leave Requirements and Relief
• Expanded Unemployment Benefits

For detailed information about these forms of relief and eligibility please review in advance the material provided by the League of American Orchestras on our federal assistance web page and the related links to guidelines from the federal government to answer basic questions.

Pryor Cashman, is a premier, midsized law firm headquartered in New York City. Pryor Cashman boasts nearly 180 attorneys and offices in both Los Angeles and Miami. The firm has represented the League for many years and has established its responsiveness and expertise in a broad range of issues that it has addressed on behalf of our orchestras.  Further information about the firm and the lawyers you may be working with can be accessed at Pryor Cashman.

Kyle Miller, a member of Pryor Cashman’s Banking + Finance and Corporate Groups, works on numerous matters that are focused on banking, securities, and general corporate law. Kyle ensures his clients are able to navigate the complex web of legal, commercial, and regulatory issues that companies face when entering into financing transactions. Kyle has been dedicated these past weeks to mastering the legislation coming out of Washington, D.C. dealing with support and assistance to businesses and individuals adversely affected by COVID-19 virus and attendant crisis. Kyle is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Fordham Law School, cum laude.

LaKeisha M.A. Caton is a member of Pryor Cashman’s Labor + Employment and Litigation Groups. She has a comprehensive litigation background, with a focus on employment-related matters. LaKeisha enjoys working with a diverse clientele on a wide range of issues that arise throughout the employment relationship. Her practice includes discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims; wage and hour disputes; restrictive covenant issues; employment, termination and severance practices and negotiations; discipline and termination hearings; Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) issues; and human resources policies and procedures development and implementation. She is a member of the team at Pryor Cashman who have analyzed the federal relief legislation coming out of Washington, focusing on the employment aspects of that legislation as it affects both the employer and the individual employee.  She is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.

Other attorneys at Pryor Cashman will also participate in counseling League membership based on the specific areas of federal relief law and issues involved, including lawyers expert in taxation, nonprofit entities, etc.  Kyle and LaKeisha will be primarily involved, but they may assign work or inquiries to the attorneys most suited to the matter involved.