808 Advanced Legal Writing: Contract Drafting - §001, Spring 2014

Categories: Legal Writing Business, Corporate, Commercial Law

Instructor(s) Turner, Andrew

Learn the art and craft of transactional drafting in this highly interactive, practice-focused course. Learn how to address and resolve challenges in business transactions by drafting precise and clear contractual provisions. Most attorneys work with contracts at some point in their careers, and understanding how contracts are negotiated and drafted is critical for both transactional attorneys and commercial litigators. In this course, students will learn to recognize and understand common contractual provisions, structure an effective and elegant agreement, detect drafting landmines, appreciate the functions and nuances of boilerplate language, and negotiate and draft a variety of contract provisions. Grades will be based on assignments, in-class work, and class participation. (Enrollment is limited.)

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