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Davis & Ceriani is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Valeri Pappas has been included in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for 2021. Congratulations to Valeri, and all the lawyers listed.

Valeri Pappas is honored to be presenting at the 3rd Annual Colorado Litigators’ Summit on September 25. She is a Panelist for “Living and Leading in 2020 and Beyond: Safely Leading Your Partners, Employees, and Clients in the New COVID-19 Normal, and Lessons Learned Over the Last 6 Months.” Here is the link to the […]

Valeri Pappas elected to Executive Council

Davis & Ceriani is pleased to announce Managing Partner Valeri Pappas has been elected to the Litigation Section Executive Council of the Colorado Bar Association, effective July 1.

As the world rapidly evolves and news continues to break daily regarding the spread and impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and as more cities and states issue stay-at-home orders (or lengthen those already in place), businesses and individuals may find themselves in a position where they can’t comply with the terms of their contracts. There […]

As of March 26, 2020 at 6:00 am, all individuals within the state of Colorado have been ordered to stay home unless they are engaging in either a Necessary Activity or performing work for a Critical Business, as defined by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (“CDPHE”). In addition, all businesses, except Critical […]

For businesses and business owners, the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic presents many risks. Some risks, such as the risk of business interruption and associated loss of revenue, are obvious. Others, like what happens when an employee gets COVID-19 on the job or what happens if a business is accused of exposing multiple individuals to COVID-19 […]

Statewide Mandate On March 22, 2020, Governor Polis signed Executive Statewide Order D 2020 013 (the “Statewide Order”) which requires all Colorado employers, with exceptions for certain industries discussed below, to reduce their in-person workforces by 50% unless the employer can certify that employees are no closer than six feet from one another during any […]

On March 21, 2020, the EEOC formally stated that its Pandemic Preparedness Guidelines (previously applicable to influenza only) (the “Guidelines”) are also applicable to COVID-19, and published its updated Guidelines with specific reference to COVID-19. The EEOC made clear that COVID-19 now poses a “direct threat”—a significant risk of substantial harm to the health or […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201), signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020, mandating all employers who employ under 500 people to offer paid leave for certain COVID-19 related reasons Updated March 25, 2020 The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) has several provisions directly relevant to all employers who employ […]

Davis & Ceriani 2020 SuperLawyers Recognition

Davis & Ceriani’s managing partner, Valeri Pappas, has been recognized as a top 50 Female and Top 100 overall SuperLawyer of 2020, and special counsel, Jennifer Tiedeken, has been recognized as a 2020 Colorado SuperLawyers Rising Star. Valeri’s profile as it appears in the Superlawyers publication can be found here and her qualifications can also […]

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