the question involves: "third-party relations of the principal and the agent" Kamitra Smith was catering a specialist for TLC catering, a food service business. TLC's catering specialists were authorized to make catering contracts with customers and to serve food in compliance with those contacts. On behalf of TLC, Smith made a contract with Miller Clandon & associates, a law firm, to cater a holiday party in Miller Clandon's office. Smith signed a contract that was drafted by Miller Clandon. The contract provided athat TLC would be liabled for all damaged suffered by Miller Clandon and its staff in connection with TLC's performance of the contract. Smith and three other TLC employees catered the Miller Clandon party for TLC. One of Miller Clandon's staff attorneys slipped on coffee spilled by a TLC employee during the catered party. The attorney sued TLC, arguing that TLC was bound by the contact signed by Smith. Did Smith have express, implied or apparent authority to sign the contact the imposed liability on TLC?