Simple contract drafting and negotiation mistakes can take a deal from mutually beneficial to a contentious nightmare. It's your job to protect your clients from unnecessary risk. This legal course sums up common mistakes attorneys and contract parties make in business agreements and offers straightforward approaches to preventing and correcting errors. Build your skills - register today!
Identify and address indemnification, limitation of liability, and liquidated damage mistakes.
Draft better NDAs and non-competes - get strategies for deterring breach and ensuring enforceability.
Explore drafting techniques for reps and warranties - good, bad, and ugly!
Overcome common challenges in contractual negotiations.
Negotiation Mistakes and Agreement Review Oversights
Limitation of Liability, Indemnification, and Liquidated Damages
Non-Disclosure, Non-Solicitation, and Non-Compete Provisions Gone Wrong
Louis R. Cohan founded Cohan Law Group, L.L.C., and has been a trial lawyer for more than 25 years. Mr. Cohan has done work in breach of contract, fraud, injunctive relief, punitive damages, employment, trade secrets, real estate, construction and construction defects, and civil rights litigation. His practice is concentrated on business litigation and employment litigation. Mr. Cohan serves on the boards of the Atlanta Bar Association (treasurer, Litigation Section; chair, Small Firm Section), and the Atlanta Bar Foundation, as well as being a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He earned his B.S. degree from the University of Georgia and his J.D. degree from Emory School of Law.
Julie D. Globus is a partner with the law firm of Sabharwal Globus & Lim LLP, in West Nyack, New York, where she represents banks and hedge funds in the purchase and sale of debt in distressed companies, international and domestic mergers and acquisitions, leveraged acquisitions, and corporate finance. With data privacy and issues of cybersecurity at the forefront of current legal issues, Ms. Globus also assists her clients with building an architectural framework for compliance with state and federal securities, finance, data privacy laws, and with establishing strong internal controls. She also engages in the area of education law, helping students and parents obtain a fair and appropriate public education for their children, as well as resolving education related disciplinary matters. Ms. Globus is an associate member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and is corporate counsel for an international cryptocurrency related company, giving her the opportunity to consult with legal teams in both the US and abroad, each with varying expertise and each trying to wade through the confusion related to cryptocurrency. She earned her B.A. degree from Skidmore College, her M.A. degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on Mt. Scopus and her J.D. degree from Rutgers State University of New Jersey, Newark Campus. Her passion is endurance cycling and she is an avid middle-distance triathlete.
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