CH& Attorneys Patricia Laughman and Lindsey Pflugrath Present at the WSBA CLE “2020, A Year to Remember: Pandemics, Public Demonstrations, and Wildfires”
Cairncross & Hempelmann attorneys Patricia Laughman and Lindsey Pflugrath present at the WSBA CLE “2020, A Year to Remember: Pandemics, Public Demonstrations, and Wildfires.” Attendees learn the myriad ways that COVID, social unrest, and environmental issues have impacted all aspects of real estate in Washington.
Ms. Laughman’s presentation, “Drafting in COVID,” includes a deep review of the force majeure clause, including concepts such as frustration of purpose and others needed to help parties anticipate the known and prepare for the unknown. Ms. Pflugrath’s presentation, “Construction Considerations for Property Owners During the Pandemic,” discusses delays, construction insurance issues, and the status of current claims. The session also reviews worksite rules and regulations/return to work plans, contractual considerations, and other issues related to construction during the pandemic.