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.

Meet the Faculty

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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 

Jacob Landsberg
When Oregon Law student Jacob Landsberg received his client file in the early morning hours of Friday, January 15, 2021, he had just 24 hours to prepare for his first virtual negotiation session in Baylor Law’s The Closer.  
Ever wonder "What is the relationship between state tax burden and economic growth?" Oregon Law Professor Roberta Mann answers that question and more in WalletHub article
How Oregon Law Ranks Nationally. #1 in Oregon, #2 in PNW,  U.S. News. Top Ranking Specialties: #1 Legal Research and Writing, #10 Environmental Law, #12 Dispute Resolution. 2022 U.S. News and World Report
The annual national ranking of law schools was just released by U.S. News and World Report. The overall University of Oregon School of Law rose 16 points to #72. The Legal Research and Writing Program, the foundation to every law student’s education, is #1 (tied) in the nation.
The University of Oregon School of Law released a special publication today. Dean Marcilynn A. Burke reports on the law school’s progress and achievements for the past five years. In the Dean’s Report, she highlights the progress of the law school’s strategic initiatives and showcases the core areas of excellence.
Business Law and Students
The Lew and Ann Williams estate recently funded the University of Oregon Law School’s business law fellowship program with $500,000.This endowed bequest will enable the UO Business Law program to expand its Business Law Fellows Program to include second- and third-year law students who are interested in pursuing a career in business law.
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Shiwanni Johnson is a trailblazer in helping bring the legal industry together with tech and innovation at Oregon Law.

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