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Business Law

Business law involves the study of state regulations, requirements, and contracts for all types of business organizations, from sole proprietorships to partnerships to corporations.

Students can gain real-world business law experience in our Community Development Clinic representing a range of small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Students in the clinic draft corporate documents, prepare state and federal filings, conduct legal audits, research business law issues, and review contracts and other transactional documents and agreements.

Examples of courses in this area include: bankruptcy law, business organizations, employment law, information privacy law, intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, payment systems, real estate transactions, sales law, secured transactions, tax law, trademark and advertising law, and transactional drafting. 

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law
  • Contracts I
  • Contracts II
  • Cyber Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Payment Systems
  • Privacy Law
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Sales Law
  • Secured Transactions
  • Trademark and Advertising Law
  • Transactional Drafting
  • Community Development Clinic
  • Field Placement

Adjunct Faculty

  • Wendy Davis
  • David Gomes
  • Michael Hillinger
  • Kim Hogan

See full adjunct faculty listing

  • MA Department of Public Utilities, Legal Division
  • MA Department of Revenue, Litigation Bureau
  • MA Securities and Exchange Commission
  • International Data Group, Inc.
  • Raytheon Corporation
  • Employer and Labor Relations Analyst, University of California-Irvine
  • Contract Negotiator, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport, RI
  • Attorney, WGBH Public Television Station
  • Assistant Vice President, Wealth Management Services, Regulatory Execution Group, State Street Corporation
  • Compliance Officer, Wrentham Developmental Center
  • Associate General Counsel, International Data Group, Inc.
  • Director of Licensing, MA Cannabis Control Commission
  • Private firms focusing on business litigation and corporate transactions

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