Training, Seminars and Speaking Engagements:

Mr. Carrara is available for seminar instruction and speaking engagements on a variety of legal topics, with a particular emphasis on legal training for procurement and supply management professionals.  He frequently presents public seminars for various professional and educational associations and institutions, and he develops and presents customized on-site programs for companies and organizations. 

Examples of topics recently presented include:

  • Contract Law
  • Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
  • Contracting with Financially Troubled Companies
  • Legal Aspects of Purchasing and Supply Management
  • Software Licensing and Technology Acquisition
  • Electronic Commerce Law
  • Contract Development and Administration
  • Contract Negotiation and Drafting
  • Writing Contracts:  Beyond the Basics
  • Construction Law 101
  • Ethics in Purchasing and Supply Management

Mr. Carrara has lectured and presented for numerous prestigious educational and professional associations, including:

  • New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA), local Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
  • New York University School of Continuing Education
  • The Conference Board
  • Institute for Supply Management (ISM), formerly the National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM)
  • ISM-New Jersey (Affiliate of ISM)
  • NAPM-New York (Affiliate of ISM)
  • Connecticut Association of Purchasing Management (CAPM, Affiliate of ISM)
  • National Association of Educational Buyers

Mr. Carrara's seminars have been attended by representatives of several leading organizations, including:

  • Akzo Nobel Chemicals
  • Alliance Capital
  • American Express
  • Arizona State University 
  • Banker's Trust
  • Bloomberg LLP
  • The City of New York
  • Credit Suisse First Boston
  • Commonwealth Auto Reinsurers
  • Delphi 
  • Deutsche Bank
  • E & I Cooperative Service
  • Entergy 
  • Goldman Sachs
  • IGT-Online Entertainment
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters
  • McCormick & Company
  • Merrill Lynch 
  • Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
  • Metropolitan Museum
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of America
  • National Semiconductor
  • New York University 
  • Nextel Communications
  • Ogilvy & Mather
  • Oppenheimer Funds
  • Organon Pharmaceuticals 
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Pharmacia Corporation
  • Roche Vitamins
  • Salomon Smith Barney
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Societe Generale
  • Space Telescope Science Inst. 
  • Tampa Electric Company
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Viacom
  • Wachovia


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