Corporate/Business Law

There is a wide selection of corporate law courses available at Miami Law. Many of our faculty have years of experience working in the corporate world and are able to give a realistic view to students on business practices. Taking corporate law and business law courses can provide students with a solid understanding of the intersection of law and business.

Some sample courses and seminars Miami Law offers include:

  • Banking Law
  • Business Associations
  • Commercial Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Tax
  • International Economic Law
  • International Business Crimes
  • Patent Law
  • Internet and Intellectual Property
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities Enforcement Litigation
  • Mortgage Law

For a more thorough understanding of these two realms, Miami Law offers:

Joint Degrees/Certificate Programs

Hands-On Learning

Clinics

For students interested in helping the underserved while getting practice-ready, Miami Law has both an Investor Rights Clinic and a Bankruptcy Clinic

Study Abroad

International exchange experiences focusing on business including our Zurich Seminar, our exchange with ESADE in Spain and one of the best business schools in Europe, exchange at University of Versailles in France with a focus on international business arbitration, and our Rio Exchange Program with Fundaco Getulio Vargas School of Law

LawWithoutWalls Program

This program brings together students, faculty, practitioners, and entrepreneurs from around the country and the world to explore innovation in legal education and practice. LawWithoutWalls enables students to collaborate across institutions and countries, tp gain business, entrepreneurial, investigative research, and team building skills and, more than that, invaluable experience and insight into the world of law and business.

Faculty

Additionally, Miami Law has professors that are experts in this field:

Professor Caroline Bradley is an expert in United States securities regulation, international finance, and business associations.

Patricia Brown is an internationally-recognized expert in the field of international taxation, with specialties in tax treaty policy and interpretation and the international taxation of financial products and institutions. She is also the chair of the Graduate Program in Taxation, which is ranked in the top 10 in the U.S.

Professor Michele DeStefano teaches a course on law, technology, and innovation, and her scholarship focuses on the growing intersections between law and business and legal entrepreneurship.

Professor Stephen Halpert teaches in the areas of business associations, business transactions, securities regulation, bankruptcy, creditors' rights and remedies, and insurance.

Professor Frances R. Hill teaches and writes in the areas of federal income tax.

Professor Stanley Langbein teaches federal income taxation, international tax, banking law, and commercial law.

Professor Elliott Manning teaches courses in taxation, business planning, business associations, and corporate finance.

Professor Andres Sawicki researches and teaches in the area of intellectual property.