This course teaches the principles of contemporary commercial drafting and introduces students to documents typically used in a variety of transactions. It is primarily experiential in nature. The skills taught will apply to any transactional practice and will even be useful to litigators. On finishing the course, students will know: the business purpose of each of the contract concepts; how to translate the business deal into contract concepts; how to draft each of a contract's parts; how to draft with clarity and without ambiguity; how to add value to a deal; how to work through the drafting process; and how to review and comment on a contract. Students completing the course earn three hours experiential learning credits and one skills credit.