Managing Your Business through COVID-19: Part 1

Somerville Area Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs
Somerville Area Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs
Public group

Online event

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This is a challenging time for small business owners to say the least. Office Evolution presents this online meetup session is with two local small business attorneys, Lori P. Hager (Myers Wolin) and Michael J. Locke (Norris McLaughlin).

They will address some key questions on the minds of small business owners today:

What should I be doing if my business is slow right now?
Key topics covered:
- Insurance policies and bank relationships that can be reviewed and re-negotiated
- Operations and processes that can be created / improved

How can I control cash flow during this time?
Key topics covered:
- Ways to maximize and control your cash flow
- Understanding the impact of decisions on other small business owners
- Protecting your supply chain

About the Attorneys
Michael Locke, Norris McLaughlin
Michael Locke is a member of the Business Law Practice Group. His practice focuses on providing counsel to small businesses in all phases of their corporate existence, from formation through merger and acquisition. Michael also works closely with clients as they grow and expand their businesses, offering advice and legal guidance in connection with customer and supplier agreements, terms and conditions of use (for both physical and digital products), inter-business relationships (including joint ventures), export regulations, securities regulations, litigation support, and more. See his full profile at

Lori P. Hager, Myers Wolin
Lori Hager has extensive law firm experience and concentrates her practice in litigation, corporate counseling and intellectual property. She has litigated and resolved numerous types of commercial claims and intellectual property claims.

Lori has extensive experience with general corporate legal guidance. She acts as corporate counsel to a number of businesses, consulting in areas that include corporate strategy, corporate structure, licensing matters, sales and marketing strategy, employment issues, shareholder/membership concerns and other transactional topics.

Lori’s intellectual property practice focuses on preparation and prosecution of copyright and trademark applications. She assists clients with the efficient creation and utilization intellectual property portfolios by drafting effective license agreements, concurrent use agreements, and collaboration agreements. Lori supports her clients in their efforts to monetize intellectual property by using the most creative and cost effective legal solutions.