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Winning Contract Disputes: Tips for Drafting, Negotiating and Litigating Contracts

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST
Length: 90 minutes

Sponsored by Lorman Education Services


Registration for Session Only: $199.00

Registration plus Session Recording and Written Materials: $268.00
 

Description:

Be prepared for your next breach of contract case - learn valuable tips for winning during arbitration or at trial.

Billions of dollars in goods and services are conveyed by contracts. When disputes arise, they can jeopardize any business. This topic helps people dealing with contract disputes understand the importance of key contract terms so they can negotiate more favorable contracts.

Receive advice and insight about responding to claims that a contract has been breached, including a discussion about whether to formally terminate the contract. Review claims, defenses and strategies to consider when litigating or arbitrating contract cases. You will leave with a better understanding of the key issues that arise in contract disputes, and how to position your company to prevail.

Areas Covered in the Session:

An Ounce of Prevention: Key Issues to Address in the Contract

  • Payment Terms
  • Defining Performance
  • Change Management
  • Dispute Resolution/Forum Selection

Things Are Heating up: Responding to Claims of Breach

  • Documentation Is Critical
  • Implementing a Litigation Hold
  • Role of Legal Counsel
  • Termination Options

Proving Your Case: Winning Your Case Before a Jury, Judge or Arbitrator

  • Likely Claims and Defenses
  • Discovery in Contract Cases
  • Use of Expert Witnesses
  • Winning at Trial

Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):

  • CLE
  • NALA
For Detailed Credit Information page click here

Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.

Instructor Profile:

Mark P. Henriques, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

  • Partner at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP, where he has practiced business litigation for 23 years
  • Successfully litigated cases involving fraud, unfair trade practices, class actions, noncompete and nondisclosure agreements, and breach of contract
  • Elected to Best Lawyers of America; achieved the highest rating with the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory
  • Numerous presentations and publications about arbitration, litigation, e-discovery and trial strategy
  • A member of the Sedona Conference, the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) and the firm’s BullDox e-discovery team
  • Understands the complex legal and cost issues surrounding litigation holds and ESI collection, processing, review and production
  • Can be contacted at 704-331-4912, MHenriques@wcsr.com or on Twitter® @CLTLAWYER

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