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Drafting and Negotiating Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)

Online Class material is 100% online, accessible by all standard web browsers. Use your desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone--your progress will by synced across all devices.
On-Demand The class is fully asynchronous. Do the work at your own pace, turn in your assignment when you're ready, and get instant feedback via model answers and video review sessions.
Interactive Learn with dynamic, interactive modules that keep you engaged in active learning using a variety of learning modes.
Experiential Includes practical assessments throughout the class, plus a capstone assignment where you apply your skills in the context of a real-world matter.

Class Content


This class introduces participants to the specific terms typically negotiated in the context a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) and the various contexts in which NDAs are typically used (including acquisitions, employment, partnerships, and joint ventures), as well as the distinctions and similarities of NDAs as used in these different contexts. The materials take the participants through a variety of NDAs, discussing each of the provisions, why they are necessary, and how to best negotiate the various terms in each of the given contexts.

Master the NDA -- one of the most common agreements in the business world. You'll learn key provisions, typical contexts, and how to draft and negotiate an NDA effectively and efficiently to limit risk without over-engineering. Then you'll practice revising an NDA as both discloser and recipient. 

Level: Basic-Foundational

This class is suitable for attorneys who are interested in becoming more proficient in reviewing, revising, drafting, and/or negotiating non- disclosure agreement, but who have not had extensive practical experience with this type of document.

**It is recommended that participants complete AltaClaro’s Essentials of Contract Drafting (or otherwise have some basic exposure to contract basics as a junior attorney) prior to taking this course.


Upon completion of this Master Class, participants are able to:

  • Identify the circumstances in which an NDA is appropriate an in what form
  • Draft and negotiate basic terms in an NDA
  • Modify an NDA for a particular purpose

Simulation Exercise

Participants are tasked with commenting on an NDA, from the perspective of both the discloser and recipient, and proposing revisions as necessary.

CLE Credit

2 CLE Credits is available for each course.


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Step 1: Learn

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Step 2: Do

Apply what you've learned to solve real-world client scenarios, using transaction documents derived from actual deals.

Step 3: Review

Deepen your learning in virtual review sessions with an experienced practitioner. Review model answers and ask questions.

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