Deal or No Deal? Taking Your Contract to Court

San Diego Presentation

06/07/2011 11:30 a.m. - 01:30 p.m.

Commercial Litigation + Trial, Technology Transactions, and Litigation

Morrison & Foerster LLP
12531 High Bluff Drive, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92130

Mark C. Zebrowski

Mark C. Zebrowski


Blair Forde
(858) 720-7974

How will that contract you just drafted stand up to the scrutiny of a judge or jury? Each year, some of the largest jury verdicts in the United States are awarded in breach-of-contract cases. In this seminar, our commercial litigators discuss lessons learned from trying contract cases to help you evaluate, prepare for, and win contract-related litigation.

Topics Will Include:

  • Unique issues that arise in trying contract claims
  • How commonly used contractual clauses can backfire at trial
  • Minimizing risk in contract drafting and negotiation
  • Restricting application of fiduciary duty and the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing
  • Damages


  • Jim Huston, Chair of the Trial Practice Group, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Linda Shostak, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Mark Zebrowski, Co-chair of the Commercial Litigation Group, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP (Provider #2183) certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State of California for a maximum of 1.5 hours.

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