HTC Service Provider Network Best Practices Brown Bag Series: “Landing the Big Fish and signing a Master Services Agreement”

What is this?  You bring your lunch.....we provide the beverage and value add content.

Who should attend?  Entrepreneurs, small business owners, and business development professionals dealing with contract customers.

Agenda:
  • 11:30 - Noon Registration and Networking
  • Noon - 1:00 PM  Program
Topics Covered:
  • What is a Master Services Agreement?

  • Bargaining Power – what is your leverage and how should you use it effectively?

  • Common Elements of Master Agreement

  • Term and Termination

  • Staffing requirements

  • Payment terms

  • Use of equipment

  • Behavior on premises

  • Nondisclosure

  • No-hire

  • Indemnity

  • Force Majeure

  • Five things you must include in every Statement of Work/Purchase Order

  • Why your insurance provider needs to review these documents

  • How to work with Subcontractors under MSA’s

Speaker Alicia L. Goodrow, Esq.
Partner Phillips & Reiter, PLLC Alicia Goodrow is a Partner with Phillips & Reiter PLLC, the “Outsourced General Counsel.” Alicia has more than 15 years experience as a business attorney practicing in the Office of the General Counsel, the Tax Department of Enron and with Locke, Liddell & Sapp prior to ...

Partner
Phillips & Reiter, PLLC

Alicia Goodrow is a Partner with Phillips & Reiter PLLC, the “Outsourced General Counsel.” Alicia has more than 15 years experience as a business attorney practicing in the Office of the General Counsel, the Tax Department of Enron and with Locke, Liddell & Sapp prior to joining Phillips & Reiter.


 


Alicia’s clients represent the broad spectrum of the Houston economy and include technology start-ups, established oil services and manufacturing clients, growing retail and consumer services clients, and professional practices.


 


As “outsourced general counsel” to her clients, Alicia provides practical legal advice and serves as a trusted member of the management team of successful clients who are too small to require full-time in-house counsel. Her experience as a seller and a buyer of legal services allows her to efficiently manage projects and to identify the practical and economically rational way to address legal issues. Her extensive network of lawyers, accountants, financial advisors and other professionals offering specialized services allows her to introduce her clients to a first class team of outsourced professionals in other fields.


 


Phillips & Reiter has offices in Houston, Austin and Dallas serving as outsourced general counsel to mid-market and early stage businesses in these communities.


 


Alicia is an alumna of the College of William and Mary and received her J.D. from the University of Texas. She is actively involved in the Service Providers Network of the Houston Technology Center and in the Houston Angel Network. In addition, she serves as an advisor to several Houston arts organizations including the Bach Society and VOX.


Full Description
Organizer Deborah Mansfield

When

Thu, Apr. 30, 2009
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Central

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Where

Houston Technology Center
410 Pierce Street
Houston, TX 77002
USA