This section is from the book "The Law Of Contracts", by William Herbert Page. Also available from Amazon: Commercial Contracts: A Practical Guide to Deals, Contracts, Agreements and Promises.
This contract made this --------- day of ---------, 19-, by and between A. B., of ---------, and C. D., of ---------, Witnesses:
Whereas A. B. has heretofore retained C. D. as his attorney at law to prosecute an action on behalf of said A. B., against one E. F., of ---------; and whereas said C D. as attorney for said A. B., and in reliance upon the covenants of said A. B., hereinafter contained, has instituted an action upon said claim which is now pending in the---------court of---------, and which is action number
Now, therefore, in consideration of said legal services already rendered and to be rendered by said C. D. for said A. B. in said action, said A. B. hereby assigns, transfers and conveys to the said C. D. [insert fraction] of the judgment which said A. B. may recover in said action against the said E. F.
In witness whereof, etc.