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School of Law

Business Law

The business law concentration allows students to enroll in courses ranging from taxation and banking to international trade and finance. Knowledge obtained in the classroom is applied in one of the required experiential courses such as the Community Development Clinic of the Attorney Practice Externship. The faculty advisers for this concentration are Fred Brown, Cassandra Jones Havard and Barbara White.

Required Courses:
Business Organizations Federal Income Tax

Choose one of the following:
Commercial Law or Sales and Leases

Choose three of the following, one of which must satisfy one of the upper-level writing requirements and one of which must be experiential (a particular course may satisfy both of these requirements):
Advanced Business Organizations
Seminar Advanced Legal Research
Antitrust
Attorney Practice Externship involving business law
Banking Law Workshop
Business Bankruptcy Business
Planning Workshop
Community Development Clinic
International Business Transactions
MSBA - UB Business Law Clerkship Fellow
Securities and Exchange Commission Externship
Securities Regulation
Transactional Skills Workshop

While not required, the following courses are recommended for students wanting to specialize in business law:

General:
Administrative Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Remedies
Cyberspace Law Seminar
Electronic Evidence and Discovery Workshop
Law and Economics
Sports Law

Tax:
Corporate Taxation
Partnership Taxation
Tax Policy Seminar

Specialized:
Collective Bargaining Seminar
Construction Law
Employment Discrimination Law
Employment Law
Government Contracting Seminar
International Finance
Labor Law
Opportunity Analysis
Workers' Compensation