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Navigating the COVID-19 Quagmire for Veterinary Practices

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  • Written By: Frank Muggia, Partner, Harris Beach / Scott Piper, Attorney, Harris Beach

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring new levels of uncertainty to veterinary practices and navigating the complexities of protecting your staff while seeing patients and ensuring you are making sound business decisions can be daunting. Community Veterinary Partners is happy to partner with Harris Beach to bring Frank Muggia, leading veterinary practice attorney and President of the American Veterinary Medical Law Association and Scott Piper, a partner who regularly advises veterinary practices on labor and employment issues, to veterinary practice owners and industry partners to address ways veterinary practice owners can be compliant while navigating the COVID-19 quagmire, continue to see patients while protecting their teams and avoid potential missteps while taking advantage of the Federal Government’s Paycheck Protection Program.

Frank Muggia, Partner, Harris BeachFrank is a leading veterinary attorney and is nationally known in the field of veterinary law and ethics. As an attorney for Harris Beach, he has been involved in the buying and selling of veterinary practices nationwide, is well-versed in all aspects of veterinary practice law, and counsels small animal, equine, bovine, and exotic animal practices. Frank is also the incoming President of the American Veterinary Medical Law Association. Scott Piper, Attorney, Harris BeachScott brings extensive private practice and in-house counsel experience in all areas of labor and employment litigation to his client engagements. He represents employers in a wide range of labor and employment law matters, from intricate employment class action lawsuits to litigation involving all types of workplace disputes such as claims of unlawful termination, discrimination, harassment, and unpaid wages or benefits. Scott’s practice includes preparing and negotiating separation packages and advising on contractual issues such as employment agreements and non-compete agreements.