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Corporate Law and Practice

Penn State Law’s corporate law curriculum explores the creation and maintenance of various business entities, from the buying and selling of corporate shares and assets to the tax consequences and ethical issues relating to corporate entities. Students gain practical experience conducting research in the Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions and assisting early stage ventures in the Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic.

Students may earn Concentration recognition in Corporate Law and Practice using courses from the Selected Courses section below.  J.D. students must earn a minimum of 12 credits and LL.M. students a minimum of 9 credits.  A minimum grade of ‘C’ is required for each course being used toward this Concentration. Upon verification of completion, students will receive a document of recognition.

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Corporate Law and Practice Faculty

Selected Courses: 

  • Advanced Corporations
  • Advanced Entrepreneurship Clinic
  • Antitrust
  • Banking and Financial Regulation
  • Business Planning for Mergers & Acquisitions I
  • Business Planning for Mergers & Acquisitions II Seminar
  • Comparative Corporate Law
  • Contract Drafting
  • Contracts (LLM students only)
  • Corporate & Partnership Tax
  • Corporate Valuation in M&A
  • Business Planning for M&A II Seminar
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporations
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation 
  • Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic
  • Insurance Law
  • International Financial Law Seminar
  • Law and Finance (formerly Law and Accounting)
  • Litigation & Corporate Transactions
  • Multinational Corporations
  • Policy Issues in Corporate Crime Seminar
  • Private Wealth Management 
  • Representing the Entrepreneur
  • The Modern In-House Counsel
  • White-Collar Crime

Additional Experiential Opportunities: