No matter what the type of organization, playing an active role in the political decision-making process and policy formation is no longer a luxury—it is an imperative.
A coronavirus pandemic (or even the threat of such a pandemic) could easily make it more difficult for parties to perform their obligations under many types of contracts—especially contracts requiring travel or involving the delivery of goods and services. In the event that one of the parties to a contract can’t perform as a result of an actual or potential coronavirus outbreak, would the doctrine of force majeure allow them to suspend their performance or terminate the contract?
Emily Dyer brings a knack for complex legal research and a deep understanding of appellate issues to her commercial litigation practice.
Before joining Brownstein, Emily was most recently an associate at a litigation firm in Las Vegas. Prior to that, she clerked with Judge Jerome Tao of the Nevada Court of Appeals. While in law school, Emily was the executive managing editor of the Nevada Law Journal; a student attorney and advocate with the Education Advocacy Clinic; and a research assistant to Professor Rebecca Scharf; UNLV’s Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Ngai Pindell, and Dean Dan Hamilton. She also externed with the Clark County District Attorney’s Office in Las Vegas and interned with Judge Jennifer Dorsey and Judge Andrew Gordon with the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.
American Bar Association
American Inns of Court
Clark County Bar Association