My Articles

My Forthcoming Article, “Bamboozled by a Comma: The Second Circuit’s Misdiagnosis of Ambiguity in American International Group, Inc. v. Bank of America Corp.”

I’ve written an article entitled “Bamboozled by a Comma: The Second Circuit’s Misdiagnosis of Ambiguity in American International Group, Inc. v. Bank of America Corp.” It analyzes an April 2013 opinion of the Second Circuit. The article will be published by The Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, but not until 2014. I can’t bear to wait that long, and I know … Read More

My New Article on the “Successors and Assigns” Provision

The June/July 2013 issue of The Advocate, published by the Idaho State Bar, contains my article It’s Time to Get Rid of the “Successors and Assigns” Provision. Go here for a copy of the article; go here for the entire issue. This article is a mash-up of three blog posts I’ve written on the subject over the years. My thanks … Read More

My New Article: “The Illusion of Quality in Contract Drafting”

Today’s New York Law Journal contains my article The Illusion of Quality in Contract Drafting. My co-author is Tim Allen, chief executive officer of Business Integrity, developer of ContractExpress document-assembly software. (Koncision uses ContractExpress.) For a PDF reprint, go here. For the online version, go here, but it “requires premium access.” My articles alternate between substance and polemic. I think … Read More