Drafting Business Contracts: Advice From Litigators to Prevent Ambiguity
Force Majeure, Forum, Choice of Law, Arbitration, Waiver of Jury Trials, Fee Shifting, Indemnity, and Limitation of Liability
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance and best practices to transactional attorneys from a litigation perspective that assists contract attorneys in spotting the common traps, critical clauses, and most significant landmines that lead to defense or offense issues when presented in court. The expert panel will introduce tips for addressing these problem areas and creating the best defense or offense for a client's contracts.
- Typical provisions with litigation issues
- Force majeure
- Choice of forum and choice of law provisions
- Waiver of jury trials
- Fee shifting
- Indemnity and limitation of liability
- Practical tips and best practices
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- When should a contract be simplified?
- How can counsel coordinate with a client to clarify an agreement?
- What types of provisions trip up litigators most often in court?
Mr. Arora concentrates his practice on business litigation and complex domestic and international corporate transaction... | Read More
Mr. Arora concentrates his practice on business litigation and complex domestic and international corporate transaction matters. His robust general counsel practice focuses on preventative counseling and solid business structuring. Mr. Arora routinely advises online businesses to protect their intellectual property, establish clear internal guidelines and procedures, negotiate commercial contracts, navigate regulatory compliance issues, handle other high-stakes business matters, and resolve controversies through litigation or different forms of alternative dispute resolution.Close
Andrew B. Fromm
Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco
Mr. Fromm specializes in business contracts, litigation, supply chain agreements, negotiations, disputes, warranty and... | Read More
Mr. Fromm specializes in business contracts, litigation, supply chain agreements, negotiations, disputes, warranty and recall litigation, and state and federal compliance issues. He has successfully represented and counseled clients in a significant number of state and federal lawsuits, arbitrations, and multiple consumer class actions. Mr. Fromm also has extensive experience in representing multiple Fortune 500 corporations, automotive companies, manufacturing companies, and private clients throughout all phases of complex litigation involving product liability, wrongful death, negligence, contract, warranty, and indemnity disputes, insurance-coverage disputes, and compliance and regulatory issues involving various state and federal agencies.Close