Practice Area: Contracts

How to Negotiate a Contract During Coronavirus…and After

There is simply no substitute for a well-drafted contract with concise language. This is doubly true now in the coronavirus era. Jill Pilgrim of New York City (Pilgrim & Associates) discussed what lawyers can expect and what tried-and-true negotiation lessons remain paramount in the CLE webinar, “Negotiating Contracts in the Era of COVID-19: Contract Provisions, … Continued

Limiting Construction Risk From the COVID-19 Outbreak Through Force Majeure Clauses

Many in the construction industry may be concerned with the widespread effects of COVID-19 as it relates to fulfilling their contractual duties and obligations. In this new environment, force majeure clauses (French for “superior force”) will bear heightened scrutiny. Pursuant to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s “New York State on PAUSE” Executive Order No. 202.6, New … Continued