Legal Blog


Thursday, July 16th, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Join employment attorney Sarah Sawyer and CPA Ryan Sturm for an update on what businesses are facing as they prepare to operate in a new world for the foreseeable future and business strategies companies should consider. The program will include discussion on the following:

  • Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act;
  • New SBA PPP Guidance;
  • Recent legislative proposals and their potential impact on businesses;
  • The latest on what businesses should be doing to keep patrons and  employees safe; and
  • An update on the fallout from businesses not taking proper precautions.

If you have any questions you would like to have addressed regarding the webinar topic, please submit them when you register.

To watch the first section of this webinar series, you can view it here »

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Sarah Sawyer Headshot 1 | 410.209.6413

As an experienced business advisor and litigator, Sarah works with business owners to implement policies and practices that keep their businesses running smoothly, helps them avoid expensive legal battles, and fights for them when litigation arises. Sarah focuses her practice on providing her clients with general business advice, drafting and analyzing employment documents ranging from employment agreements and severance agreements to employee handbooks, and litigating all aspects of general civil and commercial disputes.


Strum, Ryan | 410.512.5803

Ryan Sturm, a Shareholder with KatzAbosch, joined the firm in 2005 and is the Co-Chair of the Firm’s Tax Department and the Partnership/Real Estate specialty group. Ryan specializes in providing tax and consulting services to closely-held businesses, real estate professionals, and high net worth individuals.



Bush, Katie | 410.307.2257

Katie Bush is a Client Relationship Manager at KatzAbosch. With ten years of experience in this role, Katie acts as a liaison to ensure the seamless coordination of the many unique services KatzAbosch offers to its individual and business clients. Additionally, Katie’s wealth of knowledge of the firm allows her to provide excellent service to assist in all aspects of educating the business community and  potential clients’ around financial planning and strategies to meet their needs.



As a Maryland accounting firm, KatzAbosch's mission is to provide the highest quality accountingtaxfinancial and management consulting services to their regional clients. They understand the needs and challenges of their clients and they have made it their obligation to create, grow and protect their asset value.  They also have a State and Local Tax (SALT) service group. They understand the tax implications of all 50 states, and along with our Chartered Global Management Accountants, can offer insight and guidance to help scale your business nationally and globally. Other Maryland financial advisors may be too myopic in their understanding of local issues, whereas KatzAbosch can offer a true 360-degree view.


Offit Kurman, a full-service AmLaw 200 law firm with offices throughout the East Coast and in Southern California, serves dynamic businesses, individuals and families. Founded in 1987, the firm’s 280+ attorneys counsel clients across more than 30 areas of practice. Offit Kurman helps maximize and protect business value and personal wealth by providing innovative and entrepreneurial counsel that focuses on clients’ business objectives, interests and goals. The firm is distinguished by the quality, breadth and global reach of its legal services and a unique operational structure that encourages a culture of collaboration.