No Shirt, No Shoes…No Mask? What Your Restaurant Needs to Know About Mask Policies and Vaccination Statuses

As the country‚Äôs hospitality industry continues to open up, we at MMB have been inundated with questions about mask policies and vaccination statuses. Specifically, in the face of a rising delta variant — but no state or federal mask mandates — restaurant owners want to know: can I have a mask policy, and if so, […]

Minnesota Courts Begin to Reopen for In-Person Proceedings

Over the past 14 months, most court hearings in Minnesota have been conducted via remote Zoom conference. As more people have become vaccinated and state restrictions eased, however, the Minnesota judiciary is following a path of gradual reopening. In Minnesota federal court, criminal jury and bench trials have resumed as of May 3, although not […]

Landlords get aggressive and tenants get creative as litigation
during Covid continues

At this point it is no secret that the Covid-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on the commercial real estate market in general and restaurants in particular. During the summer and fall of 2020, many restaurant tenants have been unable to keep current on rent payments due to Covid-19 restrictions and closures. Unlike the […]