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Business Law

The mission of the Business Law Section is to serve its members, the profession, and the public by providing educational resources to its members, assisting members in serving their clients ethically and competently, and furthering the development and improvement of business law.

The Business Law Section is a global network of 50,000 business law professionals interested in expanding their knowledge, engaging with their professional communities, and advancing their experience through the Section’s various benefits.

The heart of the Section is rooted in its members. We hope you’ll join us and explore all we have to offer.

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Business Law

Committee Associate Program

Apply for a placement in the Committee Associate Program to assist with a project that advances the work of a Committee.

Program Information

Mendes Hershman Award

Submit an essay to the Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest for the chance to win a cash prize and an invaluable all-expenses paid trip to the Business Law Section Spring Meeting.

Competition Information

Diversity Clerkship Program

Apply for the Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program for the opportunity to serve as a paid clerk for a business court judge in cities around the country.

How to Apply

Law Students Subcommittee

Build a solid footing in the Section by joining the Law Student Subcommittee of the Young Lawyer Committee to seamlessly connect with young lawyers and transition into the Section after graduation.

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