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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Careers

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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Faculty 

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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Business Law News 

William K. Knight Law Center
In an ongoing effort to address structural inequalities and counteract institutionalized racism, several faculty at Oregon Law have been researching in the area of “access to justice.” During the 2019-20 academic year alone, law faculty published seven articles on topics related to access to justice, with at least eight more forthcoming in 2020-21.
Susan Gary
Susan Gary, professor emerita at the law school, recently created and helped obtain a grant that supports an estate planning program for the African American community in Portland. Through the nonprofit The Commons Law Center, the program will also serve as a pipeline to increase the number of African American estate planning lawyers in Oregon. 
Victoria Nguyen
It was Victoria Nguyen’s first time entering a national writing competition – and the first time winning one. The third-year law student submitted the article, “Donation Detour: Donor-Advised Funds in Higher Education” to the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law and received first place in its 2020 Student Writing Contest. 
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Newsweek: Associate Professor Elizabeth Tippett is quoted.
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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