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M&A Bootcamp (Connolly)

Spring 2024   LAW 523-001  

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Scott B. Connolly

Adjunct Professor of Law

Additional Information
Experiential Course


Skills Training
Oral Presentations
Drafting Legal Documents
Other Professional Skills:

Satisfies Senior Writing Requirement



Class meets in person.

Meeting Times/Location
F 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tanenbaum Hall 145
S 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Tanenbaum Hall 145



Students are introduced to legal and business issues arising in private mergers and acquisitions by working on practical exercises designed to simulate the steps of a typical transaction. Exercises include drafting a letter of intent, considering issues in due diligence, and drafting and negotiating an acquisition agreement from both a buyer’s and seller’s perspective in an auction context. Students will have the opportunity to make presentations, to actively participate in discussions, and to receive real-time feedback from practicing lawyers.

Instructor: Scott B. Connolly. This course is graded credit/fail only.

The class will meet on February 2-3; Friday times: 9:00-5:00; Saturday times: 9:00-3:00 in T345. The class will meet on February 9-10; Friday times: 9:00-5:00, Saturday times: 9:00-3:00 in S240B.

Course Concentrations

Business and Corporate Law Learning outcomes: Demonstrate a core understanding of business and corporate law; Perform legal analysis in the context of business and corporate law; Communicate effectively on topics related to business and corporate law; Demonstrate an understanding of the interconnection between the world of business and finance and that of business and corporate law, and how they affect other areas of law and society.