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



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Course Description

This program was recorded on July 14, 2020

In this practical webinar, you will learn how to negotiate key contract terms to prevent contract disputes and how to respond when a contract dispute does arise. You will learn how to respond to claims that a contract has been breached, when to formally terminate the contact, and the claims, defenses and strategies to consider when litigating or arbitrating contract cases.

Attorney Mark P. HenriquesMark P. Henriques
Mark currently co-chairs the Firm’s COVID-19 Task Force. Mark understands the needs of today’s in-house counsel and regularly discusses them on his podcast, In-house Roundhouse Podcast. Mark quickly focuses on key issues and objectives and then works with clients to develop a comprehensive strategy to win the case. Through his organized, engaging presentation, he explains even the most complex or technical factual patterns to mediators, arbitrators, judges or juries. Mark helps his clients solve the “better, faster, cheaper” challenge through innovative approaches to dispute resolution and fee arrangements. Mark has successfully litigated cases involving construction, real estate, fraud, unfair trade practices, class actions, non-compete, non-solicit and non-disclosure agreements, and breach of contract. Mark has served as first chair in more than nine jury trials, five of which lasted a week or longer. He has successfully argued cases before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court. Mark is also a trained mediator and AAA Arbitrator.

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  1. Key issues to address in the contract, including:
    1. Payment Terms
    2. Defining Performance
    3. Change of Management
    4. Dispute Resolution and Forum Selection
  2. How to respond to claims of breach, including:
    1. Documentation
    2. Implementing a Litigation Hold