Omari Scott Simmons

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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 »

Photo of Wake Forest Law student Jason Chung (JD '17), alumna Corena Norris-McCluney (JD ’00) and Professor Omari Simmons pose following her presentation as part of the Business Law Program's Sager Series.

Corena Norris-McCluney (JD ’00) enjoys having a seat at Krispy Kreme’s table

Indulging in a hot, glazed Krispy Kreme doughnut is a sweet reminder of success for Corena Norris-McCluney (JD ‘00). As vice president and general counsel of the Winston-Salem-based Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, she faces the unique challenges of helping run an international business on a daily basis. Continue reading »

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Professor Omari Simmons authors forthcoming book on college access

Professor Omari Simmons, director of the law school’s Business Law Program, has written the book, “College Access from the Ground-Up: Narratives Transformed,” a forthcoming Rutgers University Press publication.

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Publication co-authored by Professor Omari Simmons referenced in Canada’s Online Legal Magazine

Professor Omari Simmons speaks to the role of general counseling evolving, and what that means for counselors in the article “All the ways your legal skills can be used” by Omar Ha-Redeye for Canada’s Online Legal Magazine/Slaw. Professor Simmons is the director of the Business Law Program at Wake Forest Law and the program will offer a new in-house counsel course this fall.
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Professor Omari Scott Simmons presents on social capital and higher education at NACAC Conference

Professor Omari Scott Simmons presented “Social Capital: A Catalyst for Transforming Higher Education Narratives” at the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Critical Components Conference which was held May 27 – 30, 2014 in Charlotte, N.C.  Continue reading »