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256.3 sec. 001 - Understanding and Drafting Business Documents (Fall 2021)

Instructor: Noga Firstenberg  
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Units: 1
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


M 6:25 PM - 8:15 PM
Location: Law 100
From August 16, 2021
To October 04, 2021

Course Start: August 16, 2021
Course End: October 04, 2021
Class Number: 31798

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 26
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 26
As of: 01/25 05:06 PM

This interactive course will prepare students for drafting business contracts and documents in an in-house counsel role. Students will draft, review, and analyze legal and business issues that arise in contracts, terms of service, 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.

Attendance at the first two weeks of class sessions is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present during the first two weeks of class (without prior permission of the instructor) may be dropped without notice. The instructor can 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 risk being dropped without notice.

A basic background of business law classes or concepts is helpful, but not required.

Requirements Satisfaction:

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

Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
Course Category: Simulation Courses
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Business Law

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