Poor syntax, word choice and agreement structure are common sources of contractual litigation. This engaging course will focus on practical tips to sharpen your drafting skills across a wide variety of agreements. From sentence structure to major omissions and dangerous words, join our distinguished faculty as they cover a wide array of drafting techniques for improving the clarity of your agreements. Register today!
Get practical strategies for improving phrasing and sentence structure in contractual provisions.
Explore the effects of tone, verbosity and legalese in agreements.
Learn best practices for defining and using key terms and identifying inconsistencies throughout contracts.
Explore common perils in signature blocks and more.
Client Needs, Wants & the Four Corners of the Agreement
Sentence Level Tips & Syntactic Case Studies
Major & Minor Omissions to Deftly Avoid
The Dangers of Verbosity & Legalese
Defining & Using Key Terms
Finding the Right Provision; Identifying Inconsistencies
MATT BRINKER is an attorney with Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC, in the Philadelphia area. He is a business lawyer who focuses his practice on M&A, debt and equity financings, start-ups, and other corporate and commercial transactions. Mr. Brinker works with a variety of business clients, from entrepreneurs and their start-ups to large publicly-traded companies, in a variety of sectors (including transportation and logistics, financial services, internet technology, medical devices and business services). Mr. Brinker represents early-stage and emerging companies in capital-raising transactions - from seed rounds to Series C rounds to control investments - and represents middle-market private equity firms and their portfolio companies in numerous M&A transactions, domestic and international, involving preferred equity financing and/or senior secured and mezzanine debt financing. Mr. Brinker also regularly serves as “outside general counsel” for corporate clients on various commercial and corporate governance matters. Mr. Brinker received his law degree, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from the Temple University, Beasley School of Law, and also holds an M.B.A. degree from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, and a B.A.degree from Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Brinker is a member of the Philadelphia chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and the Benefit Company Bar Association.
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