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Webinar on May 27, 2020: COVID-19 and the Case for Force Majeure in California

Upcoming Webinar: COVID-19 and the Case for Force Majeure in California

Join us as two California business trial lawyers present “COVID-19 and the Case for Force Majeure in California”

The webinar will take place on Wednesday, May 27 at 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time. Register now.

Businesses throughout California are suffering the crippling economic consequences triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Looking for relief, many have been stymied by force majeure (so-called “Act of God”) clauses. Our speakers will discuss how to determine if you have a legitimate claim, and explore critical questions about force majeure in California, including:

  • What is a force majeure?
  • What constitutes force majeure in California?
  • How to determine when to assert force majeure?
  • Does force majeure trigger business interruption insurance?
  • What are the practical considerations for addressing force majeure in the
    COVID-19 Pandemic?

Our speakers include:

  • Stan Gibson, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

Stan is an experienced business trial lawyer and is the Chair of JMBM’s Patent Litigation Group. Among his numerous successes is the $570M breach of contract and patent infringement verdict for his client in Medtronic v. Michelson, which is listed in the National Law Journal’s Hall of Fame, a list of the 100 highest grossing verdicts since 2003.

  • Jessica Newman, Associate, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

Jessica Newman is an associate in JMBM’s Litigation Group and a member of its Patent Litigation and Art, Wine & Collectible Assets Groups. Her practice focuses on general commercial litigation, corporate defense and investigation matters, and intellectual property litigation.

 

Register Now

California MCLE: A Certificate of Attendance will be provided to participants at the conclusion of the program. Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is approved by the State Bar of California as a Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) provider. This activity has been approved for 1 hour of Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit. JMBM certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.