Ethical issues in Transactions
Drafting Contracts: How and Why Lawyers Do What They Do
Chapter 30 discusses common ethical issues that drafters face and concludes with a series of exercises.
A Quiet Voice Emerges from the Enron Din
Business Ethics: A View from the Trenches
Cases and Materials on the Law Governing Lawyers 458-460
Ethics in Negotiation: Oil and Water or Good Lubrication?
Ethics in Venture Capital
Legal Drafting: Process, Techniques, and Exercises
See Chapter 5.
The Contract Drafting Guidebook
Commercial Contracts: Strategies for Drafting and Negotiating
Section 14.03 discusses ethical issues in the giving of opinions.
Drafting and Analyzing Contracts
Glazer and FitzGibbon on Legal Opinions: Drafting, Interpreting and Supporting Closing Opinions in Business Transactions
See section 1.7.
Legal Opinion Letters: A Comprehensive Guide to Opinion Letter Practice
See Section 4.24 for a discussion of ethical issues in the giving of an opinion in commercial finance and banking transactions.
Legal Ethics in Corporate Transactions
Professional Responsibility in Non-adversarial Lawyering: A Review of the Model Rules
An Attorney's Ethical Obligations Include Clear Writing
Sharing Accounting's Burden: Business Lawyers in Enron's Dark Shadows
The author asserts that not understanding basic accounting concepts violates a lawy'ers ethical duty of competency.
Infinite Combinations: Whether the Duty of Competency Requires Lawyers to Include Choice of Law Clauses in Contracts They Draft for Their Clients
Professional Responsibility of the Civil Practitioner: Teaching Legal Ethics in the Contracts Course
"Writing-Across-the-Law-School Curriculum: Theoretical Justifications, Curricular Implications"
Beyond Winning: Negotiating to Create Value in Deals and Disputes
Chapter 11 lays out suggested answers to some of the ethical quandaries that deal lawyers often face. Available at http://www.amazon.com.
The Professionalism and Accountability of Lawyers