Complex Commercial Contract Negotiations

Section 1, Spring 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 24/24
Credits: 2
Days* Time Room Start Date End Date
  • M
  • 1800-2000
  • WB128
01/23/2023 04/24/2023
*“R” means Thursday

Course Description

The first half of the semester will consist of a survey of major considerations in commercial contract negotiations, and the rest of the semester will proceed with hands-on contract markups and mock negotiations, with the class broken up into groups to work through each assignment.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Final Type (if any): None
Description: None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will write a final memorandum on a negotiated contract, analyzing risks and providing advice for a client’s board of directors. The memo will be due via EXPO by noon on the last day of the exam period.

Other Work
Negotiation participation and real-time drafting and revision of commercial contract provisions.

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: (Contracts (6002)) Corporations is recommended, but not required. Also, because the credits in this course count toward the JD Program Professional Skills requirement, JD candidates will be given enrollment priority for this class. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*If “Yes,” then students are required to submit a substantial research paper in this course, which means students do not need to submit any form to SRO for this paper to meet their upper-level writing requirement. If “No,” then students must submit a “special request” e-form to SRO (available via LawWeb) no later than five weeks after the start of the term for a paper in this class to be counted toward the upper-level writing requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

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Modified Type
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Friday, April 21, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, April 30, 11:59 PM