Webcast: Impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate and Hospitality Transactions and Projects
Kasowitz Benson Torres partners Paul M. “Tad” O’Connor III and Jennifer McDougall will be the featured speakers on “COVID-19 and Force Majeure: Potential Impact on Transactions and Projects in Real Estate and Hospitality,” a one-hour briefing webcast hosted by Practising Law Institute. Mr. O’Connor and Ms. McDougall will discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on construction projects and real estate transactions throughout the country. They will discuss the applicability of force majeure, impossibility, frustration of purpose and similar clauses and doctrines when businesses are unable to perform their contractual obligations, as well as the enforceability of term sheets and similar agreements in real estate and hospitality disputes.
The webcast will take place on April 30, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (ET).
Paul M. “Tad” O’Connor, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, is a distinguished first chair trial and appellate real estate litigator. He has significant experience representing major hotel owners and developers, real estate investment firms, and high-net-worth individuals in real estate disputes involving commercial and hotel properties around the country in federal and state courts and before arbitration tribunals in the United States and Europe. He has been recognized by Chambers USA and Legal 500 as one of the top litigators in the United States.
Jennifer McDougall, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, represents major hotel owners and developers, real estate investment firms, and high-net-worth individuals in high-stakes, complex disputes related to commercial and hotel properties around the country in federal and state courts.