DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES IN COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
Live In-Person Seminar
ITEM #:  1046082401   |   EVENT CODE:  496821
MEMBER PRICE
$295.00
STANDARD PRICE
$345.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

MINNEAPOLIS

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM   |   Check-In:  8:30 AM

Minnesota CLE Conference Center

600 Nicollet Mall # 370

3rd Floor, City Center

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Damages and Other Remedies in Commercial Litigation

Practical Tips from the Experts for Litigators and Transactional Attorneys

When your client is involved in a dispute, every commercial litigator and every transactional lawyer needs to understand what claims for damages and other remedies may be made.

Our panel of experts will explain:

  • Damages and other remedies in contract and business tort claims
  • Claims for attorneys’ fees and punitive damages
  • How damages are presented in settlement negotiations and trial
  • How to challenge or defend damage awards on appeal
  • And Much More!

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CHECK-IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST


9:00 – 9:05 a.m.
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS


9:05 – 9:20 a.m.
Overview of Damages and Other Remedies in Commercial Litigation
Get an overview of damages and other remedies in commercial litigation and a foundation for the day’s discussions.
– Nathan J. Ebnet


9:20 – 10:05 a.m.
Contract Damages and Other Remedies
A review and update on contract damages, including:  compensatory damages, consequential damages, liquidated damages, specific performance, rescission, reformation, declaratory judgments and more. Learn when these apply, strategies for obtaining them and how to defend against them.
– Mike Stinson


10:05 – 10:50 a.m.
Business Tort Damages and Other Remedies
A review and update on key business tort damages and statutory remedies, including a comparison with contractual remedies. Learn about new legal developments and how to prove and defend against damages claims in motion practice and at trial.
– Wade S. Davis & Jeffrey W. Post


10:50 – 11:05 a.m.
BREAK


11:05 – 11:35 a.m.
Claims for Punitive Damages in State and Federal Court
Understand when punitive damages are available under Minnesota law, and what is required to prove them at trial. Get the latest developments on how the Minnesota procedural rules for pleading punitive damages apply, or don’t apply, in federal court.
– Josh Jacobson 


11:35 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Recovering Attorneys’ Fees
Learn when attorneys’ fees are recoverable, as an element of damages or as sanctions. Understand how courts determine “reasonableness”, what evidence is required and what issues go to the court and the jury. Get the latest case law developments and strategies for pursuing and defending against these claims.
– R. Henry Pfutzenreuter


12:05 – 1:00 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK (ON YOUR OWN)


1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
Working with Experts – Methodologies and Challenges in Calculating and Proving Damages
Hear from a financial expert and an experienced litigator about the various methodologies for and many challenges involved in proving commercial damages claims, including claims for lost profits, at trial.
– Thomas J. Gorowsky & Jennifer M. Robbins


1:45 – 2:30 p.m.
Presenting Damages in Arbitration, Mediation and Settlement Negotiations
Learn from an experienced trial lawyer, judge, mediator and arbitrator how to present your damages claims in settlement negotiations, mediation and arbitration. Understand the evidence and presentation techniques that make you the most effective advocate.
– Jerome B. Abrams 


2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
BREAK


2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
Reviewing Damages and Fee Awards on Appeal – Standards and Considerations
Learn from an experienced appellate advocate the most effective ways to present or defend against damages and fee awards on appeal. Get practical tips and strategies for framing persuasive arguments in your brief and your oral argument.
– Mark R. Bradford 


3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Roundtable Discussion – Applying Damages and Remedies Analysis to Different Types of Disputes
Our panel of experts will share their insights from trying commercial damages issues in a variety of types of cases.
– Mark J. Briol & Katie M. Connolly
– Nathan J. Ebnet & Mike Stinson (moderators)

LIVE IN-PERSON
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

ONLINE REPLAY
Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Attend online
A moderator will be available to answer questions by email.

$295 MSBA members / $295 paralegals / $345 standard rate

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.0 credits.

Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 6.0 civil trial specialist credits.

MEMBER PRICE
$295.00
STANDARD PRICE
$345.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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