Business Law Program

Where Law Means Business.

Whether you decide to launch a business, join or start a firm, work in-house, litigate, advise nonprofits, or shape law and policy, make sure you have the skills and knowledge to chart your path to success in business law.

Oregon Law’s comprehensive Business Law program explains the law as it intersects with business, finance, green business, intellectual property, sports, and tax.

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Practical Experience

The business law program offers a robust curriculum and rich practical learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom.


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As a business lawyer, you may work at a small firm, a large firm, as in-house counsel for a start-up company or corporation, or as an entrepreneur.



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World-class business law faculty embrace an interdisciplinary approach with an emphasis on career development and hands-on learning to help business law students develop real-life, cutting-edge solutions in the global marketplace.

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Oregon Law prides itself in providing students with excellent teaching, skills-based learning opportunities, and a rich, diverse business law curriculum.

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Business Law News 

Wisconsin Public Radio: Associate Professor Elizabeth Tippett is interviewed. 
The Conversation: Associate Professor Elizabeth Tippett writes for The Conversation. The story was picked up by the following outlets: Marketwatch, Houston Chronicle, The Raw Story, Flipboard, Edge Media Network, Albany Times-Union, Connecticut Post, Patch, Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Time.
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Left to Right:  Anthony Adams (2L), Kristie Gibson (Supervising Attorney), Jacob Landsberg (2L), and Mindy Wittkop (Director and Supervising Attorney) during a remote Business Law Clinic session.
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Valeri Sasaki (JD '01) discusses the Oregon Corporate Activities Tax that went into effect January 2020. With new businesses and practitioners working to understand who is subject to the tax and how the tax works, Sasaki shares her expertise on the subject.
The Conversation: Associate Professor Elizabeth Tippett writes for The Conversation. 
As a result of generous support provided by the Nancy and Dave Petrone Business and Law Success Initiative Fund, up to twenty students will be sponsored to participate in the LawMeets® 2020 Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Boot Camp this summer. 

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