Release Provisions in Commercial Agreements: Drafting, Review, Negotiation and Enforcement
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide practical guidance to business counsel for identifying and avoiding the latent--yet often overlooked--potential pitfalls of release provisions in commercial agreements. The panel will explain the importance of carefully worded release provisions and provide tips for successfully drafting, negotiating, and enforcing release provisions tailored to the unique circumstances of particular clients and arrangements.
- What are release provisions?
- Case studies and examples
- Tips for drafting, reviewing, negotiating and enforcing release provisions
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What strategies should attorneys consider when drafting release provisions?
- Which clauses in release provisions present the most significant challenges for businesses and their counsel?
- What pitfalls should attorneys watch for when reviewing releases?
- How can releases be worded to protect clients' interests and withstand judicial scrutiny?
Jessica L. Everett-Garcia
Ms. Everett-Garcia has 20 years of experience representing a wide variety of clients in business litigation matters,... | Read More
Ms. Everett-Garcia has 20 years of experience representing a wide variety of clients in business litigation matters, with particular emphasis on contract claims, trade secret disputes, class action defense and business torts, including negligence, fraud and fiduciary duty claims. Her experience extends to state and federal court matters, jury and non-jury trials, appeals, arbitrations and government investigations. Ms. Everett-Garcia also often represents foreign companies in contract and business tort litigation brought in U.S. courts and arbitration proceedings. She is a frequent author and speaker on a variety of legal issues.Close
Karen A. Henry
Davis Wright Tremaine
A fierce advocate and trusted adviser, Ms. Henry is skilled at discerning the most efficient and cost-effective path to... | Read More
A fierce advocate and trusted adviser, Ms. Henry is skilled at discerning the most efficient and cost-effective path to a fair resolution of a wide variety of claims brought against her clients. She has successfully defended employers across industries in state and federal court against a host of claims brought by her clients’ current and former employees and associated contractors, including claims for discrimination, retaliation, harassment, intentional interference with contractual relationship, intentional interference with prospective economic advantage, and wrongful termination. Ms. Henry is an accomplished litigator, who also passionately defends the First Amendment freedoms of creators and distributors of a wide variety of entertainment content, from television programs to video games.Close