The Business Law Program at the American University Washington College of Law includes an extensive curriculum, a number of student organizations, countless events throughout the year, as well as a full scholarly program. With over 150 different course offerings in business law and related fields, covering topics from antitrust to Regulation Z and everything in between, the curriculum aims to offer every course relevant to practicing business law, domestically and internationally, in the twenty-first century. Experiential learning in clinics and externships, both on the transactional and the litigation sides of practice, gives students what they need to develop and mature as budding lawyers.

Outside the classroom, students can compete in transactional and negotiation meets, can network with employers and alumni, and can participate in the business-related arbitration and securities moots. The BLP is large and vibrant and is always looking for and developing new opportunities.

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Don’t forget about “informational interviews” if OCI hasn’t worked out, or hasn’t worked out yet.  Develop and use your network to find out about who’s hiring and how best to position yourself for jobs.  Want to know more?  Come to the “Find a Mentor, Meet a Mentor” event on September 26th

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Former Secretary Jack Lew Addresses

Former Secretary Jack Lew Addresses "Ten Years After the Financial Crisis"

American University Washington College of Law’s Business Law Program presented “Ten Years After the Financial Crisis,” a discussion with former Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, Wednesday, Oct. 10. The discussion was moderated by American University President Sylvia M. Burwell.

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