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Litigating Coronavirus Contract Claims & Defenses CLE -- 24/7 On-demand Recording & Complimentary Podcast

SKU: 278912 $179.00 $169.00 Rossdale Savings:: $10.00

Learn the latest on Litigating Coronavirus Contract Claims & Defenses with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.

Litigating Coronavirus Contract Claims & Defenses: Force Majeure, Business Interruption, & Loss Claims CLE

90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Includes Online Access to complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.

Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.


The rapid spread of the Coronavirus, or Covid-19, has significantly disrupted the economy and caused breaches to an unprecedented number of contracts & business interruption. There is a surging & immediate demand for attorneys to timely counsel corporate, private and government clients on business interruption, losses, contractual claims and defenses related to this epidemic. In particular, attorneys must be fluent on contractual obligations, novel causes of action, how & when force majeure applies, other cutting-edge defenses, drafting & responding to contractual claims, strategies on litigating breach claims, alternatives, policy claims, insurance coverage, and effectively documenting evidence in Covid-19 related claims, damages, among others. The faculty for this seminar features three leading authorities in this practice, who will share the latest legal developments, regulations, compliance, and requirements for government, in-house, & private practitioners alike. This comprehensive program is a must-attend for attorneys seeking to best counsel clients on legal issues involving the Coronavirus, or Covid-19. Registration includes online access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the program.


a. Legal Issues involving the Coronavirus/Covid-19

b. Contract Obligations Related to Covid-19

c. Drafting Winning Complaints

d. Key Issues involving Breach of Contracts

e. Utilizing Novel Causes of Action

f. Latest Development involving Force Majeure

g. Cutting-edge Defenses

h. Effectively Documenting Evidence

i. Calculating & Mitigating Damage

j. Availing Insurance Coverage

k. Business Interruption & Loss Claims

l. Alternatives for Clients

m. Technology Contracts

Recorded Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Richard Coe is a Partner at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, where he defends companies in antitrust matters and other complex commercial disputes, including claims arising from mergers, acquisitions and commercial practices. Known for distilling arcane business and accounting issues into arguments that persuade judges and juries, Mr. Coe is a trusted adviser to Fortune 50 companies, financial services companies, pharmaceutical companies, universities and other organizations. He assists clients in individual and class claims arising from mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. Mr. Coe defends against allegations of breaches of representations and warranties in deal documents and of fiduciary duty and nondisclosure agreements. He also negotiates working-capital disputes and represents companies and governing boards in internal and government investigations associated with securities and investment laws. Mr. Coe represents executives, insurance companies, governing boards, universities and others in white collar cases, including RICO lawsuits, and in investigations by government agencies related to alleged fraud, improper billing practices, tax and other matters. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and Harvard Law School.

2. Marc S. Martin is a Partner at Perkins Coie LLP, where he serves as Chair of the Firm's Communications Industry Group. Mr. Martin provides regulatory, transactional and strategic advice to technology, media and telecom companies, entrepreneurs, investors and enterprise customers. He structures and negotiates agreements in the areas of technology and content licensing, supply chain procurement, mobile apps and distribution platforms. Mr. Martin is a highly sought-after speaker and commentator in leading media such as The Washington Post, Wired, USA Today, Politico, The Associated Press, among others. He is ranked as a leading communications lawyer by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America and SuperLawyers. Mr. Martin's regulatory counsel includes advocating before the Federal Communications Commission, Congress, the executive branch and the courts regarding technology and telecom transactions, spectrum issues and auctions, FCC rulemaking and enforcement proceedings, broadband privacy, commercial disputes and related issues.

3. Michael H. Sampson is a Partner at Leech Tishman, where he focuses his practice on assisting policyholders address and resolve complicated insurance coverage matters relating to commercial general liability policies, management liability coverages, and many other types of insurance, such as property, hull and marine liability, and pollution liability insurance. While Mr. Sampson routinely counsels and advises clients at various stages of a wide range of insurance coverage matters, a significant portion of his practice is devoted to litigating coverage claims against insurance companies and/or third-party claims administrators. Representing policyholders, as well as other clients, he routinely appears in federal and state trial and appellate courts across the country. He was part of a team that obtained the largest bad-faith verdict against an insurance company in his state's history. Mr. Sampson regularly represents clients in a variety of other complex civil and commercial litigation. For example, he has represented an importer, manufacturer, and developer of dietary supplements in diverse cases across the United States; a major university in a series of lawsuits concerning the breakup of a Division I athletic conference; a preeminent Pittsburgh community organization in a dispute over the distribution from a charitable trust; and the family of a teenager murdered while in an independent living program. He is a graduate of The University of Chicago Law School and the University of Virginia.

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Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

Arkansas Supreme Court - Office of Prof. Programs for 1.5 CLE credits

California State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

Connecticut for 1.5 CLE Credits

District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***

Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 CLE credits

Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Iowa Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kentucky Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits

Maryland (CLE credits are not required)***

Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**

Michigan (CLE credits are not required)***

Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits

Montana Commission of CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****

New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

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Puerto Rico for 1.5 CLE credits (Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico)

Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits

South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***

Tennessee Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Washington for 1.5 CLE credits

Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462

* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.

** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required.

**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.

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You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.

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