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U.S. Corporate Law and Strategy

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Executive Education Certificate Program

June 24-28, 2024  |  Format: In-Person
Location: University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, Philadelphia, PA

Early Registration Savings End February  2, 2024.
Professionals are encouraged to register early as enrollment is limited.

U.S. Corporate Law and Strategy is geared towards helping practitioners meet the unique challenges of doing business in the United States. This five-day, in-person course will focus on several areas of corporate law as it relates to various stages of a business life cycle, including: founding and startup, formation and growth, governance, mergers and acquisitions, and reorganization.

Using an interdisciplinary and practical approach, this program will provide participants with not only an understanding of the unique legal considerations as it relates to a business’s diverse life cycle, but also the skills needed to represent clients or provide legal advice on these matters.

Program Highlights

Access to the Nation’s Leading Experts & Thought Leaders in Corporate Law
Penn Carey Law’s world-renowned corporate law faculty will help you make sense of the most complex and challenging issues in corporate law today.

Unique Chance to Learn from Experienced Practitioners in the Field
Top U.S. transactional attorneys will provide perspective and skills to help you increase your practice and client service.

Opportunity to Network with Peers
Learn from the shared experiences of your peers from around the globe and expand your professional network.

Theory blended with Practice
This program is designed to increase your understanding of U.S. corporate law and strategy through a blend of interactive lectures and hands-on experience, including workshops and site visits.

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Academic Directors

Michael S. Knoll

Michael Knoll

Theodore K. Warner Professor of Law & Professor of Real Estate; Co-Director, Center for Tax Law and Policy; University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Professor Knoll is an insightful commentator on how income tax laws affect business and investment decisions and a creative proponent of how those laws could be redesigned. Much of his research involves the application of finance principles to questions of tax policy, especially the connection between taxation and competitiveness. 

Sarah Pierce

Denise A. Rotko Associate Dean for Legal Practice Skills; Academic Director, JD/MBA Capstone Program; University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Professor Pierce brings more than a decade of transactional and courtroom experience to Penn Carey Law. Prior to joining the Law School, Pierce was Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP where she practiced for 13 years focusing on corporate and financial restructurings and reorganizations, representing companies, secured lenders, investors, and buyers.

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