Contract Drafting - Textbooks

Transactional Training Resource Guide
Tina L. Stark © 2017
Emory University School of Law, Professor in the Practice of Law and Executive Director of Emory’s Center on Transactional Law and Practice

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Susan L. Brody, Jane Rutherford, Laurel A. Vietzen, and John C. Dernbach

Legal Drafting (1994).

Scott J. Burnham

Drafting and Analyzing Contracts (3d ed. 2003).

The Teacher’s Manual of this textbook includes an excellent bibliography of books and articles on contract drafting.

Barbara C. Child

Drafting Legal Documents: Principles and Practices (2d ed. 1992).

Professor Joseph Kimble of Thomas Cooley Law School is revising this book.

Michael L. Closen, Gerald E. Berendt, Doris Estelle Long, Marie A. Monahan, Robert J. Nye, John H. Scheid

Contract Law and Practice (1998).

This first-year contracts textbook includes materials on transactions and drafting considerations.

Reed Dickerson

Materials on Legal Drafting (1981).

Out of print.

David G. Epstein, Bruce A. Markell, and Lawrence Ponoroff

Making and Doing Deals: Contracts in Context (2002).

This first-year contracts textbook is designed to provide students with an understanding of how contract law operates in the “real world.”

Elizabeth Fajans, Mary R. Falk, and Helene S. Shapo

Writing for Law Practice (2004).

Thomas C. Haggard

Contract Law from a Drafting Perspective – An Introduction to Contract Drafting for Law Students (2002).

Thomas C. Haggard

Legal Drafting: Process, Techniques, and Exercises (2003).

Robert M. Hardaway

Preventive Law: Materials on a Non Adversarial Legal Process (2d ed. 1997).

See Chapter 9.

Howell E. Jackson, Louis Kaplow, Steven M. Shavel, W. Kip Viscusi and David Cope

Analytical Methods for Lawyers (2003).

Chapter Three offers students a practical framework for determining what kinds of provisions contracts should include, for instance, when to use a cost-plus as opposed to a fixed payment fee structure or how to formulate a contract to ensure that work is completed on time.

Peter C. Kostant

Business Organizations: Practical Applications of the Law (1996).

George W. Kuney

The Elements of Contract Drafting with Questions and Clauses for Consideration (2003).

George W. Kuney and Robert M. Lloyd

Contracts: Transactions and Litigation (2006).

Although this first-year contracts casebook does not teach students how to draft, its transactional approach may be of interest to those teaching contract drafting.

Carolyn E.C. Paris

How to Draft for Corporate Finance (2003).

This book includes general instruction on drafting and specific instruction on the drafting of corporate finance agreements. Exercises are included. Ms. Paris is a former partner of Davis Polk & Wardwell. She was also the Director of Practice Information and Professional Development at that firm.

Peter Siviglia

Exercises in Commercial Transactions (1995).

Tina L. Stark

Drafting Contracts

Draft chapters are available to law school professors upon request. Expected publication: 2006.