Princeton associate Jim McMeen, along with other experienced practicing attorneys from New York and New Jersey, served as a judge at the inaugural Rutgers Law School Transactional Competition on April 7 and 8, 2017.
For the competition, students worked in two-person teams, representing either the buyer or the seller in a simulated business acquisition. Prior to the negotiation portion of the competition, the students had marked up an Asset Purchase Agreement that was then used in the negotiations. Each team took part in three rounds of negotiation.
After each round, Jim and the other judges reviewed the markups, observed the negotiations, scored student performances and provided feedback to the competitors.