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Contracts: A Transactional Approach

David Zarfes, Michael Bloom


  • ISBN: 9780735510463

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  • Description

    This concise paperback, which will be a valuable supplementary text to any traditional contracts casebook, combines cases and actual contracts to bring a “real world,” practical perspective to the first-year contracts classroom. Contracts: A Transactional Approach fills the long-felt need by professors, students, and practitioners for a teaching approach to contracts that focuses on practical and transactional skills.

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  • Details
    Page Count 304
    Published 12/27/2010
  • Additional Product Details

    Ch. 1. Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreements

    Ch. 2. Employment Agreements

    Ch. 3. Services Agreements

    Ch. 4. Agreements for the Sale of Goods


  • Author Information

    David Zarfes

    David Zarfes is Associate Dean of the University of Chicago Law School, where he teaches primarily in the areas of corporate and transactional law, and co-directs the Law School’s Corporate Lab, a clinical-based transactional law program. Dean Zarfes was for many years Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Paris-based Cap Gemini Ernst & Young (CGE& Y) and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He was responsible for the management and supervision of the CGE& Y legal departments in North, Central, and South America and, among other things, for overseeing (i) complex information technology transactions, (ii) joint venture and alliance agreements, (iii) new ventures and venture capital transactions, (iv) national and international outsourcing agreements, (v) major litigation matters, and (vi) corporate governance and general business matters. Prior to joining the Law School faculty in 2007, he practiced law with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, where he specialized in corporate, information technology, and cross-border transactions. He has an extensive background in acquisitions and joint ventures, corporate governance, significant corporate and IT transactions, including in the area of IT consulting services, systems integration, technology development and design, and global outsourcing transactions, and he has taught classes in these areas at Columbia University Law School.

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    Michael L. Bloom

    Michael L. Bloom earned his J.D. from Yale Law School. While at Yale, he served as a Teaching Fellow and worked to help launch a community development bank. He earned his B.A. ''with Highest Distinction'' from the University of Michigan, where he was a member of the Bentley Society.
    At the Law School, Mr. Bloom teaches contracts, business, and transactional law courses, including Contracts and Commercial Transactions, Legal Issues in Contract Provisions, and Financial Accounting for Lawyers. In addition, he is a co-founder and faculty director of the Law School's Corporate Lab, which connects the law departments at major corporations with students at the Law School. The Lab allows students to work on cutting-edge projects and to learn about ''real world'' legal issues from those in the trenches.

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