LAW 885C

Transactional Drafting

2 Unit(s)

In this course, students will develop fundamental transactional skills inherent in all areas of law practice through negotiating, designing, drafting, and evaluating agreements, licenses, and leases. Students will study and learn: the components of agreements; the proper use of forms and boilerplate terms; how to draft precisely; how to design a deal; the importance of and how to conduct due diligence; and negotiation tactics and ethics. Working individually and in teams, students will evaluate and critique language and provisions in a range of contracts, research applicable law to ensure enforceability of key provisions, draft due diligence and deal design memos, and negotiate and draft agreements and licenses.