BA, Middlebury College
JD, cum laude, Boston University School of Law
Tom has practiced for 25 years, including at a prominent Boston firm, as co-lead M&A counsel for a $40 Billion revenue multi-national company, and as a founder of two firms. He has represented numerous public companies as lead M&A counsel on important deals, including ADT Security, Circor International, Cognex Corporation, MKS Instruments, Tyco International, and Xylem Incorporated. Tom is a past recipient of ACC Northeast’s corporate counsel excellence award.
Transactional Contracts: Drafting and Analyzing Transactional Agreements under U.S. Law (for foreign-trained LL.M. students): LAW JD 719
This course is for foreign-trained LL.M. students. It teaches students basic principles and skills of drafting and analyzing transaction and other business agreements under U.S. law, with a focus on recognizing, and addressing through contractual provisions, key business issues in various transactional contexts, including asset purchases and sales, intellectual property licensing and employment agreements. While the course utilizes lectures to introduce various contract concepts and techniques essential for drafting and analyzing transaction and other commercial agreements, it requires that students complete in-class exercises and homework assignments as a means of building basic drafting skills and a solid understanding of the structure and operation of contractual provisions in a business transaction under U.S. law. Grades will be based on the graded assignments, good faith completion of ungraded assignments, and class participation. CLASS SIZE: Limited to 12 students. GRADING NOTICE: This class will not offer the CR/NC/H option.
SPRG 2018: LAW JD 719 A1 , Jan 18th to Apr 19th 2018
SPRG 2018: LAW JD 719 B1 , Jan 18th to Apr 19th 2018
SPRG 2018: LAW JD 719 C1 , Jan 18th to Apr 19th 2018
SPRG 2018: LAW JD 719 D1 , Jan 18th to Apr 19th 2018
SPRG 2019: LAW JD 719 D1 , Jan 17th to Apr 18th 2019