Business Law

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It’s all about competition. Mergers, acquisitions and IPOs demand practice-ready skills. Our Business Law Center emphasizes financial management, business development tactics and cross-cultural business and law practices. Our teams of law and business students test their skills against teams from top U.S. and Canadian law schools in the International Business Law Case Competition each year.

Business and Law Colloquium

Our Business and Law Colloquium gathers law students, business students, mid-level attorneys and senior leaders in the legal field weekly to develop corporate leadership talent and encourage diversity among law firm equity partners and corporate general counsel.

Compete Across Borders

Test your skills in the annual International Business Law Case Competition: Four-person teams of two law and two business school students compete against law schools from across the U.S. and Canada.

Comprehensive Curriculum

Our adjunct faculty includes seasoned corporate attorneys practicing in Cleveland and beyond, offering a real-world approach. Recent courses include:

  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Associations
  • Corporate Finance
  • E-payments
  • Federal Taxation of Corporations & Partnerships
  • Franchise Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Transactions and Finance
  • Securities Regulation
  • Venture Finance and Transactions