Commercial, Business, and Labor Law Courses

The courses listed below provide a taste of the Commercial, Business, and Labor Law courses offered at the Law School, although no formal groupings exist in our curriculum. This list includes the courses taught in the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years. Not all of these courses are offered every year, but this list will give you a representative sample of the variety of courses we might offer over any two-year period. Other new courses will likely be offered during your time at the Law School. To browse course descriptions for the current year, visit our Students section.

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Accounting and Financial Analysis

Accounting for Lawyers

Advanced Contract Drafting: General Corporate Agreements

Advanced Contracts: Sales Law for a Modern Economy

Advanced Corporate Law: Mergers and Acquisitions

Advanced Topics in Corporate Reorganizations

Advanced Trademarks and Unfair Competition

Agency and Partnership Law

Animal Law

Antitrust Law

Banking Law

Bankruptcy and Reorganization: The Federal Bankruptcy Code

Behavioral Law and Economics

Business of Law

Business Organizations

Business Planning

Business Strategy


Chinese for Business Lawyers

Closing a Deal: Structuring and Documentation of a Secured Loan Transaction

Collective Bargaining in Sports and Entertainment

Commercial Law

Commercial Real Estate Finance

Commercial Transactions - Negotiation, Drafting, and Analysis

Complex Financial Institutions: Lessons from the Financial Crisis and Current Regulatory Debate

Complex Financial Institutions-the Conundrum of "Too Big to Fail?"

Construction Law

Consumer Law

Contract Drafting and Review

Contract Law for LLM Students

Contract Negotiation: Outsourcing

Contracts and Commercial Transactions


Corporate and Entrepreneurial Finance

Corporate Criminal Prosecutions and Investigations

Corporate Finance

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance in China

Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets

Cross-Border Transactions: Lending

Cross-Border Transactions: Securities, M&A, and Joint Ventures

Current Controversies in Corporate and Securities Law

Current Issues in Patent Law

Early Stage Ventures: The Legal Challenges for Lawyers and Entrepreneurs

Electronic Commerce Law

Elements of Economic Analysis II: Honors

Employee Benefits Law

Employment Discrimination Clinic

Employment Discrimination Law

Employment Law

Energy Law

Energy Law Seminar

Entrepreneurship and the Law

Environmental Law

EU Competition Law: With Special Emphasis on the Application of Advanced Topics in Antitrust

Evolving Regulation of Financial Institutions and Markets

Federal Regulation of Securities

Federal Tax Policy Seminar

Feminist Economics and Public Policy

Food and Drug Law and Policy

Food Law

Fundamentals of Accounting for Attorneys

Greenberg Seminar: States and Markets in American History

Greenberg Seminar: Wine and the Law

Housing and Development: Law and Policy

How to Avoid a Regulatory Nightmare: Compliance and Regulatory Strategies for the Post Crisis World

Innovative Solutions for Business, Law, and Social Issues

Insider Trading

Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship

Insurance Law

Intellectual Property-based Finance and Investment

International Arbitration

International Environmental Law

International Finance

International Trade Law and Investment Law

Islamic Law and Finance

Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Lab Clinic

Labor History and the Law

Labor Law

Land Use

Legal Elements of Accounting

Legal Issues in International Transactions

Litigating Financial Disputes

Major Corporate Transactions: Legal and Business Issues

Mergers and Acquisitions

Network Industries

Partnership Taxation

Patent Claim Construction: A Hands-On Introduction to Patent Litigation

Patent Law

Price Theory I

Price Theory II

Private Equity in Asia

Private Equity Transactions: Issues and Documentation

Private Regulation

Project and Infrastructure Development and Finance

Public Land and Resources Law

Public-Entity Bankruptcy

Residential Real Estate Development and the Law

Risk Management and Policy Decision-Making

Secured Lender Remedies and Workout Transactions

Secured Transactions

State and Local Finance: Selected Topics

Strategic Business Partnerships

Strategies and Processes of Negotiations

Structuring Financial Instruments

Structuring Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Entrepreneurial Transactions

Taxation of Corporations I

Taxation of Corporations II

Technology Policy

Telecommunications and Internet Law

Trade Secrets

Trademarks and Unfair Competition

U.S. Taxation of International Transactions