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  • ELI: Understanding Contract Basics

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    Name: ELI: Understanding Contract Basics
    Date: February 1, 2018
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
    Event Description:

    Congrats - Your firm just got awarded a new project! Now the contract is on your desk and it needs to be reviewed, signed and returned. Do you know how your professional liability insurance can be jeopardized if you aren’t negotiating correct terms and conditions? This session won’t turn you into a legal expert but it provides an overview of best practices to keep in mind when reviewing a contract and suggestions on how to review a client-drafted agreement. 

    Presenter Information:
    Matt Gough is an equity partner and Senior Vice President of Ames & Gough. He provides service to a group of mid-size to large design-firm clients, as well as manages the firm’s contractors professional program. He conducts risk management seminars for clients and industry trade associations.

    Mike Heatwole is an equity partner and Executive Vice President of Ames & Gough. Mike focuses on serving the risk management and insurance needs of larger design firms. Mike is well-versed in contract and policy language issues and is often asked by our clients to lead internal risk management seminars. 

    The Jefferson Hotel
    101 W Franklin Street
    Richmond, VA 23220
    Contact Information:
    Nancy Israel
    Participants of this session must be currently enrolled in the 2017-2018 Emerging Leaders Institute. 
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