An article by Mark Adams, originally published by Jim Butler, titled “Coronavirus COVID-19 force majeure: Contract provisions and governing law are important” was published by Hospitality Net on March 9, 2020.
One often doesn’t know the extent of one’s insurance coverage until a calamity occurs. So it is with force majeure provisions in contracts Typically, force majeure provisions are included in contracts to excuse a party from contractual obligations if some unforeseen event beyond its control prevents performance of its contractual obligations. As of March 2, […]
Jim Butler and Mark Adams’ article, ‘The Shrinking Terms of Hotel Management Agreements’ was published by 4Hoteliers.
Jim Butler and Mark Adams’ article, “The shrinking terms of hotel management agreements,” was published by Jim Butler’s Hotel Law Blog, and was picked up by Hotel News Resource, Hotel Online and Hotel Executive.
Mark Adams contributed a chapter for the book, The Trial of a Federal Court Case, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (2014). His chapter is titled, “Expert Testimony, a Trial Lawyer’s Checklist”.
by Mark Adams Download the PDF: Orange County Business Journal: Employers (and Employees) Beware: Defamatory statements on the internet can be actionable in a court of law Social media is big and getting bigger by the minute. Although this form of communication is new, the risk of defamation liability to employers and employees is as old […]
The director’s friend: The business judgment rule By Mark Adams Reprinted with permission, Orange County Business Journal, August 27, 2012 A corporate director is entrusted to act for and on behalf of the corporation and its shareholders in managing the corporation’s affairs. A director assumes fiduciary duties and is expected to act with honesty, loyalty, […]
Losing the expectation of privacy bit by bit, byte by byte By Mark Adams Published in The Bottom Line, the State Bar of California’s law Practice Management and Technology Section, as well as Hospitality Net, Hotel Online and ehotelier.com. Download a PDF of the article: Losing the expectation of privacy bit by bit, byte by byte […]
Mark Adams is a contributing author to the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s publication, Witness Preparation (PBI No. 2011 – 6846). Mark contributed the Section, "Expert Testimony, A Trial Lawyer’s Checklist" which covers selecting an expert, engaging an expert, preparing for testifying, direct examination at trial, and cross examination at trial. See the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s publications […]
U.S. Supreme Court Limits Class Action Lawsuits The heavy hand of litigation v. the invisible hand of the marketplace This article by Mark Adams was originally published in the Orange County Business Journal. Download the PDF: Orange County Business Journal–US Supreme Court Limits Class Action Lawsuits On April 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court […]