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256.3 sec. 001 - Understanding and Drafting Business Documents (Fall 2020)

Instructor: Noga Firstenberg  
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Units: 2
Grading Designation: Graded

Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction


Tu 6:25 PM - 8:15 PM
Location: Internet/Online
From August 18, 2020
To November 30, 2020

Course Start: August 18, 2020
Course End: November 30, 2020
Class Number: 32762

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 26
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 26
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM

This interactive course will prepare students for general business contract and document drafting. Students will draft, review, and analyze legal and business issues that arise in contracts and other business documents. This course will focus on writing effectively and with precision, translating business terms into legal documents, and presenting legal advice in a business context. In class, students will work individually and in small groups to draft and review business documents. There will be writing assignments throughout the course.

BIO: Noga Firstenberg is an attorney with transactional and litigation experience. Noga is currently in-house counsel at Square, Inc. where she advises on product, regulatory, commercial, and privacy issues. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and UC Berkeley.

Real-time attendance at the first Zoom class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.

Requirements Satisfaction:

Units from this class count towards the J.D. Experiential Requirement.

Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Simulation Courses
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Business Law

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  • Working with Contracts: What Law School Doesn't Teach You
    Charles M. Fox
    Publisher: Practising Law Inst
    ISBN: 9781402410604
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note:
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $34.95
    Price Source: user provided

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