Contract Drafting Essentials: Structuring, Analyzing, and Interpreting Business Agreements
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide business counsel on identifying and avoiding potentially costly pitfalls in drafting contracts. The panel will offer best practices for structuring, analyzing, and interpreting business agreements.
- Drafting techniques
- Boilerplate issues
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the fundamental components of contracts generally, including "boilerplate" contracts that companies use?
- What are some common and potentially costly drafting errors that attorneys make when drafting contracts?
- What are the best practices for drafting, analyzing, and interpreting contracts?
Founder and Principal Attorney
Ms. Bloom is an experienced general counsel and senior executive. She is a thoughtful, incisive, and resourceful... | Read More
Ms. Bloom is an experienced general counsel and senior executive. She is a thoughtful, incisive, and resourceful problem solver with an entrepreneurial mindset who has built legal and compliance departments from the ground up. Ms. Bloom has broad, hands-on experience leading legal and compliance functions, managing risk, and elevating healthcare compliance programs to industry standards and beyond. She is a trusted legal and business advisor who collaborates across functions to deliver practical solutions. She is also a talented, creative negotiator with expertise in drafting contracts and resolving complex, protracted disputes. Ms. Bloom is an engaging public speaker and an In-House Leader in the Law honoree. Currently, she is the General Counsel of Signiant and, through Versant Legal, provides outside general counsel services and compliance counseling to software companies, with particular expertise advising growth-stage healthcare IT companies.Close
Senior Legal Counsel
Ms. Owens is Senior Legal Counsel at MathWorks, a technology company that creates software tools for engineering and... | Read More
Ms. Owens is Senior Legal Counsel at MathWorks, a technology company that creates software tools for engineering and simulation. She has extensive experience negotiating business contracts and intellectual property licenses in private sector, nonprofit, and government settings. Ms. Owens has served as chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Technology Law committee and is a frequent speaker on legal and technology topics.Close