Preston M. Torbert

University of Chicago Law School

Lecturer in Law

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

Peking University School of Transnational Law

Adjunct Faculty

University Town,

Xili, Nanshan District

Shenzhen, Guangdong 518055

China

Baker & McKenzie

Senior Counsel

300 East Randolph Street

Suite 5000

Chicago, IL 60601-6225

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

4

DOWNLOADS

480

CITATIONS

0

Scholarly Papers (4)

1.

A Study of the Risks of Contract Ambiguity

Peking University Transnational law Review, vol. 2, issue 1, 2014, pp. 1-114, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 686
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 03 May 2014 Last Revised: 17 May 2014
Preston M. Torbert
University of Chicago Law School
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Abstract:

contracts, ambiguity, risk, contra proferentem, EDGAR, ejusdem generis, noscitur a sociis, reverse ejusdem generis, expressio unius

2.

Contract Drafting: A Socratic Manifesto

Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, Vol. 14, pp. 93-119, 2011-2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 May 2013
Preston M. Torbert
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 94 (188,063)

Abstract:

contracts, legal education, contract drafting, legal drafting, ambiguity

3.

Globalizing Legal Drafting: What the Chinese Can Teach Us About Ejusdem Generis and All that

The Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, p. 41, 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 May 2013
Preston M. Torbert
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 32 (296,970)

Abstract:

globalization, legal drafting, contract drafting, Chinese, ejusdem generis, canons of interpretation, class presumption

4.

The Crisis Exposed by Pari Passu

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 40, p. 87, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 May 2013
Preston M. Torbert
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 31 (348,036)

Abstract:

pari passu, legal education, contract drafting, offshoring, outsourcing, contra proferentem, legal drafting