Attorneys Go Head to Head on Hot Contract Issues

Attorneys Go Head to Head on Hot Contract Issues

Two of the industry’s top lawyers—one who works the hotel side, the other the planner side—staked out their positions on rate protection, attrition, and liquidated damages during this year’s MPI WEC.

Barbara Dunn, Esq., an attorney with Barnes and Thornburg, and Lisa Sommer Devlin, Esq., Devlin Law Firm, PC, were as entertaining as they were informative as they hashed out the finer points of today’s hottest contract issues during a session at the Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress, held in Minneapolis August 2-5. Here are some highlights.

Rate Protection
With the economy picking up, hotels are seeing a resurgence of the seller’s

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