LL.M. Drafting for Transactional Practice

In this skills course, students will learn the foundation skills of negotiation, client management and contract drafting.  Students will work through the process of translating deal terms into contract concepts through a series of lectures and in-class drafting sessions.  Additionally, students will engage in mock negotiations and client communications. Guest lecturers with substantive area expertise will work with students during drafting sessions on identifying strategies geared toward avoiding litigation. Students will complete a series a drafting and writing assignments and will be responsible for a final group project. 

Credits: 2

Type: SEM

Pre-requisites:

None required, but suggested to take contracts for LL.M. as prereq or concurrently.