Law 714 - Business Deals


Faculty listed in alphabetical order – please see faculty specific description for requisite information.

John Hilson Michael Gottfried / John Hilson Kenneth Klee



General Course Description:

This transactional clinical course teaches the art of renegotiating basic business contracts such as leases, junk bond indentures, and loan agreements. After studying principles of contractual interpretation and renegotiation, students will engage in five or more negotiating projects. Students will prepare a written analysis proposing strategic and tactical objectives and will implement their plans in actual negotiating sessions and drafting exercises. Several hours of preparation for conducting negotiations will be spent outside of class. No exam.

Please see the individual descriptions for instructor specific requisite requirements.

Course Information:


​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Michael Gottfried / John Hilson 14S 714 LEC 1 MW 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM 6.0 No No
  Application required to enroll; deadline TBD at noon.


Previous Course Offerings:


​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
John Hilson / Peter Lively 12S 714 LEC 1 MW 3:05 PM - 4:50 PM 6.0 No No
  Application required to enroll; deadline TBD.
John Hilson / Peter Lively 13S 714 LEC 1 MW 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM 6.0 No No
  Application required to enroll; deadline 10/29/12 at noon.


Categories: Admin & Govt Reg - Clinical Courses; Business Law Specialization – JD - Bankruptcy Track; Business Law Specialization – JD - General Business Track; Business Law Specialization – JD - Mergers and Acquisitions Track; Business Law Specialization – JD - Securities Regulation Track; Business Law Specialization – JD - Taxation Track; Skills Courses;