The BEST Contract Training Event in the World

(at least that's what your mom said)



Essentials and Strategies

Learn or refresh your core skills and work techniques

  • Dive deep into the essentials of contracts to help you gain confidence in your skills.
  • Learn from experienced mentors seated in each small group to guide you through learning bursts
  • Insights from litigators who explain top ways contracts go wrong
  • Our best techniques for using AI and other contract tools to make your job easier
  • How to manage the impossible workload that comes with the surges of contract work.


Advanced Contract Drafting

Explore complex contract drafting issues and nuances

  • The impact of advancing AI technology and increased regulation on our core commercial contracts
  • Contract drafting approaches to better manage data, privacy and cybersecurity traps
  • How to navigate the digital contract formation processes with links and rights to unilaterally edit terms
  • How to create complex contract frameworks with multiple layers and interested parties


Negotiation Skills

Learn best practices and new techniques (some sessions  only available in person)

  • Techniques for building trust throughout even the most difficult negotiation for complex  contract concepts when you can't get it wrong
  • How to improve your preparation for negotiations to reach a better outcome and avoid mistakes 
  • Specifics about why and how to respond effectively even in the most challenging negotiation situations





1.   An approach to legal training created by How to Contract's Laura Frederick that incorporates the ridiculous and fun into practical legal skills education for law students and professionals.

  • How to Contract was started in 2021 by Laura Frederick after spending 25+ years as an attorney in the trenches negotiating commercial contracts at international law firms and cutting edge companies like Tesla
  • HTC focuses on providing actionable training with specific techniques that lawyers and professionals can use that day on contracts they see all the time 
  • We train on what to say, when and why explaining context and risk approaches we face in the real world of commercial contracts, focusing on what the words and concessions mean to your deal and risk.
  • HTC has helped thousands of lawyers and professionals around her world through her 3+ year streak of posting contract tips and silly cartoons on LinkedIn every single day

ContractsCon 2024 Speakers and Hosts

ContractsCon's creator and host

Laura Frederick

Founder & CEO, How to Contract

Nada Alnajafi

Founder @ Contract Nerds; Senior Counsel @ Franklin Templeton

Tiffany Bui LeTourneau 

Former Uber AGC, Head of Legal Ecosystem @ Common Paper 

Maria Amelia Calaf

Partner @ Botkin Chiarello Calaf 

Min Cho

General Counsel @ Jeff's Bagel Run

Kwame Christian

Founder and CEO @ American Negotiation Institute

Sommer Coutu

Chief Privacy Officer @ Dell Technologies

Hebe Doneski

Former SaaS GC, now in solo practice @ 108 Legal


Marlene Eisenberg

Former GC, now legal consultant 

Annmarie Giblin 

Former cybersecurity lawyer @ Chubb, Partner @ Tarter, Krinsky & Drogin

Ross Guberman

Founder and CEO @ BriefCatch

Keld Jensen

Negotiation Strategist and Associate Professor Counsel @ BMI Institute

Krysta Johnson

Head of Legal Ops @ Lexion

Lisa Lang

General Counsel @ Ohio Northern University

Shai Mehani

CEO and Co-Founder @ In-House Connect

Gabe Meister

Former GC, Co-Founder @ Meister & Steiner PLLC

Amanda Merced

Former in-house AI counsel, now Partner @ Ward & Berry 

Sterling Miller

CEO and Senior Counsel @ Hilgers Graben

Jessica Nguyen

Chief Legal Officer @ Lexion.ai 

Jonathan Perkel

General Counsel @ Qapital

Joe Regalia

Founder @ Write.law, Professor @ UNLV School of Law

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