January 10, 2013 1:00 PM
Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano
New York-based attorney Jeffrey Schwartz, at the far end of the table, prepares a group of Tulane law students to "close a deal" regarding an oil well purchase during a one-week boot camp offered to second- and third-year students. An alumus of Tulane Law School, Schwartz is among a cadre of practitioners mentoring students in civil, criminal and transactional tracks. The intensive skills-training program is designed to prepare students for their first legal jobs.
Attorney David Willenzik discusses an oil and gas deal with a group of students who will be representing the buyer's interest. Willenzik instructs them to draft a contract that will be presented to the seller's council later in the afternoon.
Energy attorney and law school alumnus John Herbert, second from left, leads a group of students in a breakout session held in the A. B. Freeman School of Business.
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