Bibliographic Details

Contract drafting : powerful prose in transactional practice / Lenné Eidson Espenschied.

Author / Creator Espenschied, Lenné Eidson, author.
Edition Second edition.
Imprint Chicago, Illinois : American Bar Association, ©2015.
Description xx, 355 pages : illustrations, forms ; 23 cm
Language English
Subject Contracts -- United States -- Language.
Legal composition.
Contracts -- Language.
Legal composition.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10567366
ISBN 9781634250689
1634250680
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Drafting in transactional practice
  • Draft to fit the transaction
  • Components of a contract
  • Understand the transaction
  • Avoid ambiguity
  • Focus on word selection
  • Use words consistently
  • Focus on sentence structure
  • Identify common sources of syntactic ambiguity
  • Start from a winning position
  • Eliminate contextual ambiguity
  • Consider these issues
  • Edit or review effectively.