January 28, 2021

SA&M Attorneys Published in The National Law Review "New Stimulus Expands the Employee Retention Tax Credit”

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles attorneys Garett Hill and Kelly Siobhan Laffey have been featured in the National Law Review with their article "New Stimulus Expands the Employee Retention Tax Credit."

On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act into law, which includes various forms of COVID-19 relief (the “New Stimulus Act”).  Specifically, the New Stimulus Act includes the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, effective January 1, 2021, which, among other things, amends and extends the employee retention tax credit (ERTC) and the availability of advance payments of the tax credits under the CARES Act.  This article will revisit the ERTC under the CARES Act and highlight the differences of the ERTC as amended and extended by the New Stimulus Act.

To read the full article, "New Stimulus Expands the Employee Retention Tax Credit" in the National Law Review, click here.

SA&M Attorneys Published in the National Law Review

AttorneysGarett Hill is an associate of the Firm. His practice focuses on all stages of business litigation.

Since joining SA&M, Garett has made significant contributions to a wide variety of litigation matters.  Specifically, Garett has assisted in the successful resolutions of complex commercial arbitrations, partnership disputes, judicial dissolution actions, and breach of contract and fiduciary duty claims.  Additionally, he has provided invaluable insight and advice to clients in developing areas of law, including proper worker classification and government relief programs made available to businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Kelly Siobhan Laffey is Senior Counsel at Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP and the Director of Business Affairs at the SA&M Preccelerator.

Kelly’s practice focuses on advising emerging growth and middle market companies in the technology, digital, internet, interactive media (i.e., AR and VR), and entertainment industries. Kelly Laffey counsels clients on issues related to corporate governance and formation, venture capital and other financings, joint ventures, employee compensation, complex stockholder and operating agreements, securities law regulation and other general corporate matters.  Kelly also advises investors and funds in connection with venture capital and other financings.

Kelly also counsels clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions matters, including asset and equity acquisitions and dispositions, cross-border transactions, spin-off transactions, secured lending transactions, financing restructurings and corporate reorganizations. Drawing on her diverse work experience in the entertainment arena, including time spent with talent agencies, and music and television production companies, Kelly also assists on matters related to licensing, marketing, and exploitation of intellectual property rights.

To learn more about the employee retention tax credit, contact Kelly Siobhan Laffey  at .

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