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The Elements of Style

Recorded on: Aug. 9, 2013
Running Time: 01:16:52

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[01:25:38] Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2013: Foundational Principles Jeffrey A. Simes ~ Goodwin Procter LLP
L. Kevin Sheridan, Jr. ~ Bingham McCutchen LLP
David P. Connolly ~ Shearman & Sterling LLP
Christina Edling Melendi ~ Bingham McCutchen LLP
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[01:16:52] Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2013: The Elements of Style Jeffrey A. Simes ~ Goodwin Procter LLP
L. Kevin Sheridan, Jr. ~ Bingham McCutchen LLP
David P. Connolly ~ Shearman & Sterling LLP
Christina Edling Melendi ~ Bingham McCutchen LLP
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Taken from the Web Program Writing for Transactional Lawyers 2013 Recorded August, 2013 in New York

The Elements of Style [01:16:52]
  • Applying the common elements of all good writing to your drafting: Identify the audience and objective; structure and organization; clarity; consistency; “plain English” best practices
  • Addressing the unique challenges that face transactional lawyers: Making words and numbers work; capturing all foreseeable future events; addressing unforeseeable future events
  • Writing in the age of the tweet: preserving privilege; check your cc’s and bcc’s; the pros and cons of drafting via email committee; the power of editing and proofreading
  • Review of specific contract provisions
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  • The Elements of Style
    L. Kevin Sheridan, Jr.,David P. Connolly,Jeffrey A. Simes,Christina Edling Melendi
  • Supplementary Materials
    L. Kevin Sheridan, Jr.,David P. Connolly,Jeffrey A. Simes,Christina Edling Melendi
Speaker(s)
David P. Connolly ~ Shearman & Sterling LLP
Christina Edling Melendi ~ Bingham McCutchen LLP
L. Kevin Sheridan, Jr. ~ Bingham McCutchen LLP
Jeffrey A. Simes ~ Goodwin Procter LLP

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