Thomas Sager (JD ’76)

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Wake Forest Law celebrates Class of 2018 at 44th annual Hooding Ceremony, graduates first online-only MSL class

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 188 graduates on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Wait Chapel including 153 Juris Doctor degree candidates, 20 International Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, seven Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates and eight Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (SJD) candidates. The MSL graduates represent the first class that earned their master’s degrees wholly online.

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Sager Speaker Series to host former Clinton Administration adviser and current general counsel for WGL Holdings Inc. public utility on 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. 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.

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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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Save the Date: 2017-18 Sager Speaker Series events announced

The Business Law Program is pleased to announce the distinguished 2017-18 Sager Speaker Series invitees:

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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 »