Law & Business Program

A Solid Foundation

The Law & Business curriculum offers students interested in a career in corporate law a solid foundation in how businesses work, including an introduction to basic finance and accounting principles for students who lack an undergraduate business or accounting degree.

  • Required Courses

    Students enrolled in the Law & Business Program take the following core law school courses in their second or third year:

    CorporationsCorporations and Business Entities
    Introduction to AccountingIntroduction to Corporate Finance for Lawyers
    Federal Tax Law Securities Regulation

  • Elective Courses

    Students may choose from a wide range of courses to fulfill an elective requirement of nine credit hours. 

    Advanced Securities RegulationEntertainment Industry Transactions: Negotiation and DraftingNegotiation and Drafting of Key Corporate Documents
    Alternative Business Entities Short CourseGovernment Contract LawPartnership Taxation
    Antitrust LawHealthcare Mergers & AcquisitionsPrivate Equity: Transactional Drafting and Practice
    Antitrust Law for Big TechHedge Fund Regulation and Compliance Short CoursePrivate Mergers and Acquisitions - Drafting and Negotiation
    Approved Non-Law ElectivesIntellectual Property & Antitrust LawPrivate Mergers and Acquisitions Short Course
    BankruptcyInternational ArbitrationReal Estate Finance and Development
    Business and Securities ResearchInternational Business TransactionsReal Estate Transactions
    Comparative Corporate Governance Short CourseInternational Mergers and Acquisitions Short CourseRegulation of Financial Institutions
    ContractsInternational Trade LawRole of Corporations Seminar
    Corporate BankruptcyIntroduction to Private Equity Short CourseRole of In-House Counsel
    Corporate ComplianceLaw and Business SeminarSecured Transactions
    Corporate Legal Risk ManagementLaw as a BusinessTaxation of Non-Profit/Tax Exempt Organizations
    Corporate Litigation Short CourseLegal OperationsTextualism and Originalism Seminar
    Corporate TaxationMergers and AcquisitionsThe Swinging Pendulum in Corporate Law Short Course
    Disruptive Technologies and the Evolution of Corporate Law Short CourseMergers and Acquisitions Short CourseTransactional Practice Workshop Short Course
    Economic Regulation of Finance SeminarMutual Fund Regulation Short CourseVenture Capital Seminar
    Energy Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Short CourseNegotiated Public M&AWhite Collar Crime Seminar

  • Non-Law Electives

    Students in the Law & Business Program may also take up to six hours of business, finance or accounting courses approved as non-law electives.

Law Course Catalogue

Have Questions?

Email the Law & Business Program coordinator.