Business Law Program

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Sager Speaker Series Welcomes Fall 2019 Guests

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Aug. 29, 2019) — The Wake Forest Business Law Program (BLP) will host Veta Richardson, president and chief executive officer of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), and Ramona Romero, general counsel of Princeton University, as distinguished guests of the fall 2019 Sager Speaker Series events.

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Sager Speaker Series to host Mark Chandler of Cisco

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 23, 2019) — The Sager Speaker Series will host Mark Chandler, executive vice president, chief legal officer, and chief compliance officer at Cisco, at noon on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Room 1312 in the Worrell Professional Center at Wake Forest University School of Law.

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Sager Speaker Series to present Dennis W. Archer on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019

Dennis W. Archer, chairman emeritus of Dickinson Wright PLLC, former mayor of Detroit, Michigan Supreme Court Justice, and president of the American Bar Association, will speak at noon on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center as part of the Business Law Program (BLP)’s distinguished Sager Speaker Series.

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Sager Speaker Series to host Leslie Thornton, senior vp, general counsel for WGL Holdings Inc. public utility on Thursday, Sept. 27

Leslie Thornton, senior vice president and general counsel of WGL Holdings Inc., a public utility company serving Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, will speak at noon on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center as part of the Business Law Program (BLP)’s distinguished Sager Speaker Series. A light lunch, for the event that will be co-sponsored by the Business Law Society, will be served. Professor Omari Simmons, who is the founder and director of the Business Law Program, will interview Thornton. The event is free and open to the public.

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Craig Glidden of General Motors Co. shares the possibilities, opportunities of the legal profession

For Craig Glidden of General Motors Co. dedication to a career in law is all about finding possibilities and building opportunities.

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Sager Speaker Series to present Edward Welch of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP on March 22

The Wake Forest School of Law Business Law Program (BLP) and Business Law Society will present Edward Welch of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP on Thursday, March 22, 2018, as part of the distinguished Sager Speaker Series. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

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Business Law Program, Business Law Society present Craig Glidden of General Motors Co. on Feb. 6, 2018, as part of Sager Speaker Series

The Wake Forest School of Law Business Law Program (BLP) and Business Law Society will present Craig Glidden of the General Motors Co. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, as part of the distinguished Sager Speaker Series.  The event is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

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preLaw magazine once again names Wake Forest School of Law among top for business, corporate law

preLaw magazine, a National Jurist publication, has named Wake Forest School of Law among top law schools for business and corporate law for the second year in a row. The National Jurist and preLaw magazines also recently named Wake Forest School of Law among the Best Value law schools in their Fall 2017 issues. Continue reading »

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Business Law Program, Business Law Society present Kenneth R. Feinberg on Sept. 28 as part of distinguished Sager Speaker Series

The Wake Forest School of Law Business Law Program (BLP) and Business Law Society will present Kenneth R. Feinberg on Thursday, Sept. 28, as part of the distinguished Sager Speaker Series. The event, which is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312,  is free and open to the public. Pizza will be served but an RSVP is required.

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Omari S. Simmons named Howard L. Oleck Professor of Business Law

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) has announced the appointment of Omari S. Simmons as the Howard L. Oleck Professor of Business Law. Continue reading »