The Anatomy of a Contract

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Course Description

This program was recorded on November 28th, 2018

Effective contract drafting is essential for any attorney and having the skills to do so is invaluable. In this course Michael Ecker helps you maximize protection and minimize liability as he reviews the style, tools and approach to successful contact drafting.



  • Michael Ecker
    Mr. Ecker is a Member of the Business Division of the Philadelphia office of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC. He negotiates and documents business relationships, including emerging growth & technology, financial institutions and health law. Mr. Ecker represents entrepreneurs, publicly and privately held emerging businesses, corporations, partnerships and joint ventures in diverse industries in a variety of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private finance and corporate governance. His transactional healthcare and e-Commerce practice includes negotiation and preparation of software licenses, as well as joint venture, employment/severance and equity ownership agreements.

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    1. The best language to use
    2. How to handle the notice section
    3. Limitations of liability
    4. Keeping trade secrets confidential
    5. Usage—the Oxford comma
    6. Application of the Uniform Written Obligations Act
    7. Contracts under seal
    8. Choice of law
    9. The effect of force majeure clauses
    10. Severability
    11. Third-party beneficiaries
    12. What happens during a breach

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