Mark’s practice focuses on complex commercial cases, including the defense of class actions and bet-the-company litigation. As lead counsel, he has won four $5M+ class actions filed in North Carolina federal courts since 2018.
Michael Overly is a partner in Foley & Lardner’s Information Technology & Outsourcing Group and Privacy, Security and Information Management Groups.
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Session I - Tips for Drafting, Negotiating and Litigating Contracts – Mark P. Henriques
In this practical webinar, you’ll learn how to negotiate key contract terms to prevent contract disputes and how to respond when a contract dispute does arise. You’ll 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. Among other things, you’ll learn Key issues to address in the contract.
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Session II - Real-world Techniques for Drafting and Negotiating Statements of Work – Michael R. Overly
This session provides participants with real-world techniques for drafting and negotiating statements of work. Statements of work are found in many types of transactions: professional services, outsourcing, software licensing, cloud services, etc. Unfortunately, they are one of the most neglected and frequently poorly written contract documents. They are also the primary reason for contract disputes, cost overruns, and failure to achieve project schedules. We will discuss common pitfalls in drafting statements, including the most common drafting errors. We will also discuss how to limit the possibility of project overruns and failure to achieve project schedules.
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Date: October 27, 2022
Mark P. Henriques | Womble Bond Dickinson
Mark’s practice focuses on complex commercial cases, including the defense of class actions and bet-the-company litigation. As lead counsel, he has won four $5M+ class actions filed in North Carolina federal courts since 2018. He is a leading practitioner in construction, manufacturing, and real estate disputes. Mark has handled claims of fraud, unfair trade practices, on-compete, non-solicit/non-disclosure agreements, and breach of contract, warranty, and fiduciary duty. Mark has served as first chair in many lengthy jury trials and arbitrations. He has won cases before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court. Mark is also a certified mediator and AAA Arbitrator.
Mark was recently elected to Womble’s Firm Management Committee, after 9 years as an elected State Bar Councilor. With more than 30 years of studying clients, Mark is a master at explaining the most complex or technical factual patterns to mediators, arbitrators, judges, and juries. He understands the nuances and works seamlessly with in-house counsel and regularly discusses the key issues they face on his podcast, In-house Roundhouse.
Mark’s combination of trial and extensive e-discovery experience makes him a frequent choice to serve as local counsel to clients around the world.
Mark is Chair of the Editorial Board and Co-Chair of the COVID-19 Task Force.
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Session I – Tips for Drafting, Negotiating and Litigating Contracts | 2:00pm – 3:40pm
Break | 3:00pm – 3:10pm
Session II – Real-world Techniques for Drafting and Negotiating Statements of Work | 3:40pm – 5:20pm
Break | 4:10pm – 4:20pm