In our increasingly electronic age, parties signing a construction contract, invoice, change order or other documents are as likely to do so by clicking on an “I agree” checkbox or inserting a digital signature, or e-signature, as they are to put pen to paper. In my first article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, I look at some of the laws behind e-signatures and outline several common pitfalls that come with using them. Read the article here.

Originally published as “OP-ED: Jane (or John) Hancock 2.0: e-signatures in the building industry” by the Daily Journal of Commerce, Dec. 19, 2019.