Law and Business

Executive Education

One of Wall Street’s top mergers-and-acquisitions advisers for more than three decades, Gerald Rosenfeld is faculty director of NYU Law’s new Institute for Executive Education. Read More

Creative License

While their expertise ranges across patents, copyrights, and trademarks, NYU Law's formidable IP faculty explore a common question: What best drives innovation? Read More

Leadership Series

The most recent Leadership Series in Law and Business featured a conversation between Xu Jin MCJ ’96, CEO and general manager of Guotai Asset Management Co. in China, and NYU Law Trustee Barbara Becker ’88, partner and co-chair of the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Read More

Global Governance

The NYU Global Governance Roundtable focused on building ethical and sustainable global companies, and featured a keynote address from Benjamin Heineman, former senior vice president and general counsel of General Electric. Read More

Commercial Law

Globalization and the Internet are two factors making commerce and bankruptcy—and the laws that apply to them—exponentially more complicated than two people, face to face, exchanging cash for, say, a fresh catch. Read More

Corporate Compliance and Enforcement

The NYU Law Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, directed by Jennifer Arlen '86 and Geoffrey Miller, promotes research on the effective enforcement of legal rules and on methods and strategies for enhancing compliance with applicable standards. Read More

Pollack Center

Stephen Choi and David Yermack are the directors of the Pollack Center for Law & Business, a joint venture of the Stern School of Business and NYU Law. Read More

Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business

NYU has the most comprehensive range of law and business offerings in legal education. Students can choose from a continually evolving number of courses at the Law School and at NYU’s Stern School of Business, many of which are global in scope and focused on today’s issues in corporate law, compliance and enforcement, intellectual property, social impact and entrepreneurship, labor and employment law, and land use, among others. Several combined degrees and certificate programs are offered, including a JD/MBA, JD/MA or PhD in Economics, business-oriented LLM degrees, and an Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business.

At the core of the Law School's diverse law and business initiatives is the Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business. This innovative program, which prepares exceptional students to pursue high-level careers at the intersection of law and business, includes competitive scholarships and a dedicated mentor network that connects students to leaders in their field of interest. It also features a business law clinic and uniquely designed interdisciplinary law and business courses that bring together faculty and students from the Law School and Stern to focus on current real-world case studies. 

Transactional Courses

The Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison Transactional and Law & Business courses, named in recognition of the firm's generous grant, comprise a ground-breaking curriculum. Additionally, students gain practical experience in the Business Law Transactions Clinic.

Leadership Events

The Amy and Brian Schorr Family Leadership Luncheon Speaker Series for students and NYU Law's Leadership Series featuring innovators at the intersection of law and business are among the many community-wide events held each semester.

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