Business Law Program

Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy Holland to kick off Business Law Program’s new Sager Speaker Series on Thursday, April 7

Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy J. Holland will speak at Wake Forest Law at noon on Thursday, April 7, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, as part of the Business Law Program’s new Sager Speaker Series. Professor Omari Simmons will interview Justice Holland in a “Conversation With” style format. Continue reading »

Learn@Lunch speaker Adrienne A. Brown will present ‘Practice Perspectives from a PepsiCo Lawyer’ Oct. 26

Adrienne A. Brown, Vice President & Chief Counsel, Business + Information Solutions and Records Management, PepsiCo, will present a lecture, “Practice Perspectives from a PepsiCo Lawyer,” from 12 – 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 26 at Wake Forest Law in Room 1302 for law students as a part of the Learn@Lunch series. The Business Law Program and Business Law Society co-sponsor the new series for students.

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Business Law Program, OCPD to present ‘Learn How to Read Public Company Financial Statements’ on Friday, Sept. 11

“Reading Public Company Financial Statements” will be presented by Brandon Rucker of the assurance division of McGladrey from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in Room 1308 of the Worrell Professional Center. The event, co-sponsored by The Business Law Program and the Office of Career & Professional Development, is open to Wake Forest Law students. Continue reading »

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Business Law Program launches new courses to address emerging issues

The Business Law Program is launching two new cutting-edge courses for upper-level students to add to Wake Forest Law’s strong business law offerings.

“These courses, taught or co-taught by first-class practitioners, expand student exposure and deepen student understanding of emerging business law issues,” says Director Omari Simmons.

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Business Law Program and Business Law Society launch Learn@Lunch series on Oct. 8

The Business Law Program and Business Law Society are co-sponsoring a new Learn@Lunch series for students launching on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at Wake Forest Law in Room 1302. Continue reading »

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Professor Omari Simmons delivers Seaford High School commencement speech

Director of Wake Forest Law’s Business Law Program, Professor Omari Simmons, delivered the high school commencement speech for Seaford High School in Seaford, Delaware on Friday, June 5, 2015 in the Bob Dowd Stadium at Seaford High School. Simmons is a native of Delaware. Continue reading »

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Professor Omari Simmons presented College 101 for the Partnership Village Transitional Housing Program

Professor Omari Simmons presented for the Partnership Village Transitional Housing Program in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.  Professor Simmons gave a presentation titled “College 101“ for Partnership Village, residents, staff, and volunteers.  Partnership Village is a part of Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Beyond GUM program that focuses on ending homelessness through rapid re-housing.

 

Learn more about Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Beyond GUM program here.

Professor Simmons is a member of the American Law Institute and serves on the Executive Committee of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Business Associations. He is also the Executive Director of the Simmons Memorial Foundation (SMF), a nonprofit organization that provides college consulting services and mentoring to vulnerable students.

Triad Business Journal reports on new Business Law Program launch

Owen Covington of the Triad Business Journal writes about the law school’s new Business Law Program here.

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Professor Omari Simmons named director of Wake Forest Law’s new Business Law Program

In Fall 2015, Wake Forest Law will introduce its Business Law Program, which is a student-centered program designed to expand student opportunities that strengthen knowledge of business law concepts as well as develop skills to assist professional development and readiness for practice.  Continue reading »

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Professor Andrew Verstein’s article ‘Insider Trading in Commodities Markets’ to be published in Virgina Law Review

Professor Andrew Verstein‘s article, “Insider Trading in Commodities Markets,” will be published in the Virginia Law Review. Professor Verstein teaches Business Associations, Contracts, Financial Services Regulation and Securities Regulation. Verstein’s research focuses on financial regulation and contract law. Continue reading »