Practical Solutions for Complex COVID Questions with HolmstromKennedy

July 9, 2020
11:00 am
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Business Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving topic that is creating numerous issues. There are many aspects to consider when navigating the pandemic and HolmstromKennedy will cover a wide range of topics, including;

  • PPP Loan Updates
  • Financing Considerations
  • Lease Considerations
  • Longer-Term Planning
  • Back to Work Considerations

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Roberta (Bobbie) Holzwarth is the Chair of the firm’s Employment & Labor Group.

Bobbie represents employers in various employment and labor matters, including: counseling in complex ADA, EEO, FMLA and other workplace matters, sexual harassment investigations and training, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, preparation of employment and no-compete agreements, and the preparation and review of employee handbooks and personnel policies. Bobbie also represents employers and employee welfare benefit plans in connection with employee benefit matters.

Bobbie’s litigation experience includes the representation of employers in discrimination and sexual harassment cases, retaliatory discharge and other “employment tort” cases such as those involving tortious interference, defamation and breach of privacy claims, and breach of contract cases. Her experience also includes litigation of unfair competition claims, ERISA and COBRA benefit claims, FLSA and other wage claims, as well as prevailing wage claims. She has represented employers in state and federal court, and in administrative proceedings before the United States and Illinois Departments of Labor, as well as the NLRB and the Illinois State Labor Relations Board.

Bobbie also serves as a certified mediator with the local state and federal courts.


Kim Casey is a member of the firm practicing in the areas of commercial, bankruptcy and real estate litigation. Her professionalism and knowledge when representing lending institutions, other businesses and individuals in commercial, guaranty and real estate loan litigation is recognized in both state and federal courts throughout northern Illinois, including the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Kim also frequently represents owners, lenders, contractors and title companies in the litigation of mechanic’s liens, construction and contract disputes and other commercial matters in northern Illinois.

Her extensive and varied experience has guided clients to successfully conclude multi-million dollar commercial property foreclosures, to obtain appropriate compensation in eminent domain matters, and to achieve desired results in all aspects of litigation, with a goal to efficiently manage the time and expense associated with litigation.