Four Ways to be Successful as a Contract Manager

The role of a Contract Manager is to get to know the business they’re in and reflect the business’s risk tolerance, processes, and preferences through the contract lifecycle.

De-Identified Data in SaaS Agreements

There is an increase in the significance of the right of a SaaS provider to “de-identify” or “anonymize” customer data in its SaaS solution.

Understanding Performance-Based Contracting Methods

Using fairly-negotiated and well-managed performance-based contracts can help your company adapt to changes in the supply chain and ensure supplier performance.

6 Critical Elements of Indemnification Clauses in Business Transactions

How to Assess Common Insurance Requirements in Contracts

How to Draft an Arbitration Clause: 4 Key Considerations

Construction Contract Drafting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Order of Precedence Clauses & Alternatives

Understanding Advancements in Autorenewal Laws

How to Protect Your Company’s Assets Without Using Non-Compete Clauses

How To Draft Payment Provisions (Pro-Customer)

How to Draft and Review Recruiting Agreements with Headhunters

Best Practices for Drafting a Statement of Work (SOW) Template

Nine Financial Terms Every SaaS Negotiator Should Know

Legal Ethics and ChatGPT: Is OpenAI Listening to (Us)ers?

Common Negotiation Points in Technology Agreements

How to Draft and Negotiate Service Level Agreements

SaaS and Taxes: Is it Taxable Software or a Non-Taxable Service?

Key Legal and Business Considerations for SaaS Buyers

The SaaS Supplier’s Guide to Service Level Agreements

Important Provisions of API License Agreements

Cover Your SaaS! How to Prepare for SaaS Negotiations

The Secret to Negotiating a Non-Negotiable Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Four Ways to be Successful as a Contract Manager

10 Ways to Thrive as the First or Only Contracts Lawyer at a Startup

Ten Awesomely Nerdy Holiday Gifts for the Contract Nerd in Your Life

Elevating Your GC Brand: 3 Contract-Centric Strategies

How Legal Ops Can Help Drive Faster Contract Reviews

Joan’s Lawyer Is Awful – Observations from a Real-Life Contracts Lawyer 

Four Ways to Channel Mindfulness for Less Stressful Contract Reviews

New Year’s Resolutions for All Contract Nerds (2023)

Planes, Trains & Automobiles: Three Advantages of a Litigation Background in Contract Negotiations

How Contract Managers Can Unite Procurement & Legal

How to Make Your Boss Look Good When Reviewing Contracts

A Law Professor’s Perspective on Learning and Teaching Contracts

The Emergence of the Contract Ops Professional

Five New Year’s Resolutions for All Contract Nerds (2022)

Exploring the Many Roles of the Contract Drafter (aka the Straw that Stirs the Business Drink)

Tips for a New In-House Lawyer from a New In-House Lawyer

Contemplating a Transition From BigLaw to In-House? 5 Tips from a Lawyer Coach

10 New Year’s Resolutions for All Contract Nerds (2021)

 How In-House Lawyers Can Harness the Power of Personal Branding for Career Success

Suggestions for a New Contracts Blogger

7 Commercial Contract Redlining Best Practices Based on Real Data  

Sealing the Deal: Leveraging Contract Data to Power Your Negotiation Strategy

Five Contract Negotiation Styles to Accelerate Success

Hidden Redlines: How to Avoid Them and How to Respond to Them

Five Key Limitation of Liability Negotiation Points

Four Tips for Leveraging Redlines in Complex Negotiations

Three Expert Tips for Preparing Your Contract Negotiation for Success

How to Review Counterparty Paper Like a Pro

How To Review Boilerplate Clauses Like A Pro

Perfect vs. Done: How Do You Know When A Contract Is Ready?

How to Close More Contracts Before Quarter-End

A Game Plan for Tackling Third-Party Paper, Part 2 of 2

A Game Plan for Tackling Third-Party Paper, Part 1 of 2

Understanding Training Data in Contracts with AI Vendors

From Compliance to Operations: How Data Privacy Laws Will Change Contracts in 2023

How to Draft and Review Three Important Data Security Terms

Checklist: 5 More Issues in Data Protection Agreements (Pro-Controller)

Checklist: 5 Common Issues in Data Protection Agreements (Pro-Controller)

How to Negotiate a Data Protection Addendum When the Customer Pushes Their Template

The Anatomy of a Data Processing Agreement (Pro Processor)

A Background on the Data Protection Addendum (DPA)

How to Build the Partnership Between Sales and Legal for Smoother Contracting

Beyond the Signature: How to Extract Maximum Value from Your Contracts

The Contracts Queen’s Guide to Creating a Practical Contract Playbook

Four Strategy Sessions Leaders Can Implement to Level-Up Contract Management

Creating a Useful Contract Playbook

Balancing Manual Contract Creation With Automation

How to Clean Up Messy Contracts in 10 Steps