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Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series hosts Corena Norris-McCluney (JD ’00), vice president and general counsel of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, on April 5

Corena Norris-McCluney (JD ’00), vice president and general counsel of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, will speak at noon on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, as part of the Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series. Lunch and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will be served.

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Sashi Brown, Cleveland Brown’s EVP of football operations, speaks as part of Sager Series

Sashi Brown, executive vice president of football operations for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, addressed students, faculty and administration on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, as part of the Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series.

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Professor Omari Simmons presents at Conference on ‘Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise’ at Notre Dame Law on March 3-4

Professor Omari Simmons, founder and director of the law school’s Business Law Program, will present at the Conference on the “Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise” on March 3-4, 2017, at Notre Dame Law School.

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Professor Omari Simmons publishes article review on Jotwell Corporate Law Blog

Professor Omari Simmons, director of the Business Law Program, published the following article review, “The Impact of Business Courts (Outside of Delaware),” on the Jotwell Corporate Law Blog on Feb. 22, 2017.

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preLaw magazine names Wake Forest Law among top for business, corporate law

preLaw magazine, a National Jurist publication, has named Wake Forest Law among top law schools for business and corporate law.

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77), Professor Omari Simmons and Innocence and Justice Clinic earn Winston-Salem Chronicle’s Community Service Awards

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77), Professor Omari Simmons and the Innocence and Justice Clinic, led by Professor Mark Rabil, were honored at the Winston-Salem Chronicle’s 31st Annual Community Service Awards Gala on April 23, 2016.

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Professors, students and alumni engage in Business Law Program’s innovative in-house counsel course

In fall of 2015, upper-level Wake Forest Law students had the opportunity to participate in a new course, “Practical Introduction to the In-House Counsel Role,” offered as part of the law school’s new Business Law Program. Continue reading »

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Professor Omari Simmons gives METCO Director’s Association 31st Annual Conference keynote address

Professor Omari Simmons gave the keynote address at the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO) Director’s 31st Annual Association Conference on Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, in Norwood, Massachusetts. (See announcement here).  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 »