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All attorneys know that risks are inherent in contract drafting, yet even seasoned practitioners have fallen prey to pitfalls. Don't learn your lessons the hard way! This guide will provide you with hard-won knowledge for detecting and thwarting the top business contract mistakes before they mar your practice record and your conscience. Fine-tune your drafting skills and pick up real-world strategies for negotiating and structuring the most precarious provisions - order today!
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JON L. FARNSWORTH is a partner at Spencer Fane LLP, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He utilizes his M.B.A./J.D. degree to counsel clients, particularly privately-held companies, through complex business transactions, brand protection and technology matters. Mr. Farnsworth uses a common-sense, practical approach to simplify and navigate tricky legal issues. He is a recovering litigator who builds on a wealth of experience, including multiple trials and appeals, to help advise clients about the realities and pitfalls of litigation. He is the former chair of the Technology Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association, recipient of the LegalCorps Volunteer of the Year Award, and is consistently recognized by Super Lawyers as a top technology transactional attorney. His clients range from entrepreneurs to established enterprises with international brand recognition. Mr. Farnsworth received his B.A. degree in political science, with honors, and a B.A. degree in history, magna cum laude, from Gustavus Adolphus College. He also received his J.D. degree, cum laude, from St. Thomas School of Law and his M.B.A. degree from St. Thomas Opus College of Business.
GEORGE J. SPATHIS is a partner at Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC, in Chicago. A seasoned trial lawyer, he has more than 25 years of experience representing clients in a broad array of commercial disputes throughout the country, concentrating in matters involving contracts, corporate/partnership ownership and governance, trade regulation and unfair competition, supply/distribution chain disputes, and bankruptcy/creditors’ rights. Mr. Spathis also serves as outside general counsel to a number of companies, closely-held entities, and entrepreneurs, working closely with his clients on protecting their business assets, managing their business risks, and solving their business problems. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and earned his law degree from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he graduated with high honors and Order of the Coif.