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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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 

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Sports law program paves the path towards great success.   In the summer of 2021, Anne Marie Burke landed a job with Spurs Sports and Entertainment as a Legal Associate in San Antonio, Texas. In her new role, she serves as in-house counsel for Spurs Sports and Entertainment. Burke advises various departments on the latest laws and policies in several areas, including intellectual property, employment, and sports betting. The company owns the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs, the NBA G-League’s Austin Spurs and the USL’s San Antonio Football Club. 
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The Conversation: Professor Emerita Susan Gary writes for The Conversation about investments in fossil fuels.
NW News Network: Andrea Coles-Bjerre, associate professor of law at the University of Oregon, provides expert commentary.
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The Oregon Community Foundation’s (OCF) Barbara Bowerman Fund has awarded Oregon Law’s Nonprofit Clinic an additional $500,000 grant. This award will increase the services that the Clinic will be able to provide the nonprofit community.
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Steven Cooper and Tyler Eddington enjoy the challenge of working through complex tax scenarios and finding solutions.
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University of Oregon President Michael Schill recently committed $1.5 million from the Presidential Fund for Excellence to expand and enhance the Business Law Program. These investment funds will support the program’s strategic plan to expand its experiential learning opportunities to prepare law students to become practice ready in the area of business law. The support also will help the law school develop collaborative projects with the University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative.

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