July 13 and July 20, 2022
12:00 pm
  • Type: Seminar

Supply Chain Woes: Effectively Using Your Contract's Terms and the UCC to Navigate Through Them

Join ACC Chicago and Taft Law to look into the forces of price, availability, labor, and other issues highlighted by the Covid-19 pandemic during "Supply Chain Woes: Effectively Using Your Contract's Terms and the UCC to Navigate Through Them" on July 13 in Chicago and July 20 in Oakbrook. 

As the global economy emerges from pandemic shutdowns and slowdowns and into inflation and market insecurity, supply chains across the globe continue to suffer delays and cost impacts. Companies responding to supply chain disruptions will find that their obligations, rights, and remedies largely depend on specific contractual language. A carefully crafted (or renegotiated) contract and an appropriate, timely response when issues arise can help your organization avoid or mitigate issues within its supply chain.

Presenters John Riccione, Bill Serritella, Brianna Skelly, and Elizabeth Winkowski will consider contract enforcement, renegotiation, and termination in the post-pandemic era of supply chain disruption. They will identify and discuss some leading practices to help inform your organization’s decision-making during these trying times.

John M. Riccione is a partner in Taft’s Litigation practice. His practice involves the representation of businesses in a wide array of complex commercial disputes, including commercial and supply-chain transactions, UCC warranties and remedies, real estate, construction claims, trade secrets, computer fraud and abuse and labor and employment. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of Uniform Commercial Code remedies, contract interpretation as well as other commercial disputes.

William J. Serritella, Jr. is the co-chair of Taft’s Chicago Litigation Department. He is a commercial litigator who focuses his practice on banking, commercial and appellate litigation. Bill lectures on numerous topics, including commercial real estate workouts, Uniform Commercial Code issues, trial practice, appellate practice, contract law, sales commission protection acts, employment discrimination and alternative billing practices.

Brianna M. Skelly is a partner in in Taft’s Litigation group, focusing her practice on complex commercial litigation. Brianna represents creditors, businesses and individuals in litigation arising from commercial transactions, employment matters and warranties.

Elizabeth Winkowski is an associate in the Litigation group with substantial research and writing experience. Prior to joining Taft, Elizabeth served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Susan H. Black in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. 

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