Mike Davis, a co-chair of the Environmental Practice Group, represents developers, government agencies, lenders and others in complex litigation and business transactions involving a variety of issues, including environmental, construction, insurance, and transportation. Mike has been involved in some of the most significant redevelopment projects in the country, including New York's World Trade Center, Washington, DC's Poplar Point, and Long Island City, New York.

On April 7, 2022, Venable partner Sarah Cronin was featured on the NPR podcast The Indicator from Planet Money, where she discussed pandemic insurance for the entertainment industry and her role handling insurance recovery disputes on behalf of policyholders.

According to the podcast, a lot can happen in a music venue that could result

As we pass eight months since COVID-19 was first declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020, those in media, entertainment, and the arts continue to grapple with the virus’s impact on their business.  Companies in the broader media and entertainment industry have adjusted as best they can to life during the pandemic, offering everything from virtual concerts to new, quarantine-special shows.  Still, many in the industry have suffered dramatic losses and will continue to experience diminished profitability in the coming months.  Companies in the media and entertainment industries often carry a variety of insurance policies and may be looking to these to cover some of their recent losses.  Organizations in this position are wondering: Which policies offer the best chance of coverage?  How can we find economic relief?
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