As a consultant, Lenné counsels Fortune 500 companies on improving their standard forms and other documents, like corporate policies. She reviews and edits documents to eliminate legalese and achieve a company’s readability target so everyday people are able to understand their rights and obligations.
She is a national speaker who has trained thousands of lawyers in the U.S. and Canada in the art of legal drafting through continuing legal education seminars for bar associations, law firms, and corporate legal departments.
She is the author of two best-selling books published by the American Bar Association: Contract Drafting: Powerful Prose in Transactional Practice (ABA Fundamentals, 2nd Ed. 2015) and The Grammar and Writing Handbook for Lawyers (ABA Fundamentals, 2011).
Lenné Eidson Espenschied practiced law in Atlanta, Georgia for 25 years, focusing on corporate and transactional representation of technology-based businesses. After graduating from the University of Georgia School of Law magna cum laude, Ms. Espenschied began her legal practice at Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan; she also served as Senior Counsel in the legal department of Bank of America before eventually opening her own law office. As law professor, Ms. Espenschied taught commercial law, contracts, and contract drafting. Her passion is helping lawyers acquire the skills they need to be successful in transactional practice.
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