Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting 2015- Contracts Gone Bad: The Litigator’s Wish List for Transactional Lawyers
Event: Friday, June 19, 2015
Protorae Law member John Hawthorne to moderate CLE Program, Contracts Gone Bad: The Litigator’s Wish List for Transactional Lawyers, on Thursday, June 19th at the Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting in Virginia Beach.
This program will feature Hon. Leslie M. Alden (Ret.), George Mason University School of Law, Arlington; John C. Altmiller, Jr., Pesner Kawamoto PLC, McLean; and Mary C. Zinsner, Troutman Sanders LLP, Tysons Corner.
When a contract finds its way into litigation, the parties and their attorneys may be surprised to find that the agreement they believed they had negotiated is not the agreement that the court is enforcing. This blue ribbon panel will address the potentially unforeseen traps and pitfalls associated with drafting contracts, and will provide transactional attorneys with tools to anticipate how a court might interpret a contract in the future.