We offer over 150 different courses in and related to business law—ten times more courses than anyone can take.  There’s a huge amount of choice!  But that does make choosing difficult.  Some professors offer advice below.  You can also use the interactive Pathways tool.

Professor Susan Bennet "How to Use Law School to Help You Become a Lawyer"
Susan Bennett, Professor of Law

Susan Bennett is director of the Community and Economic Development Law Clinic and professor of law. She holds expertise in community economic development; nonprofit organizations; law, poverty, and the homeless; legal services for the poor; pro bono legal services; public interest law; federal housing law and programs.

Professor Walter Effross "Before and Beyond Business Associations: Business Law Resources and Courses"
"Off the Beaten Path"
Walter Effross, Professor of Law

Walter Effross joined the faculty of the American University Washington College of Law after practicing commercial and computer law at two of the largest law firms in New Jersey. He teaches courses in Corporate Bankruptcy, E-Commerce Law & Drafting, Business Associations, Corporate Governance, Negotiable Instruments, and Sales & Secured Transactions.

Professor James May "Antitrust Law"
James May, Professor of Law

James May is professor of law, specializing in antitrust, U.S. Legal History and Contracts Law. Early in his career, Mays was an attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and senior staff assistant for the National Commission for the Review of Antitrust Laws and Procedures. He is author of many law review and other articles on antitrust law.

Professor David Snyder "I am interested in Business Law, WHAT COURSES SHOULD I TAKE?"
David Snyder, Professor of Law

David Snyder was appointed professor of law at the Washington College of Law in the fall of 2007 and was appointed director of the Business Law Program in 2008. He graduated summa cum laude from Tulane University Law School in 1991, and he has been a law professor at Tulane, Indiana University in Bloomington, and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

Antitrust & General Regulation of Business

Banking, Financial Institutions & Insurance

Business Entities, Securities, & Finance

Commercial Law & Bankruptcy

Commercial Litigation & Arbitration

Employment & Labor Relations

Field Components/Law Clinics/Research

General Business Law

Intellectual Property

International & Comparative Business Law

International & Comparative Business Law (Cont'd.)

Real Estate

Regulated Industries