Published on November 20, 2017 | by LawNews
Hofstra Law Named a Top School for Business Law by preLaw Magazine
PreLaw magazine has awarded Hofstra Law an “A” rating for its Business, Banking and Corporate Law offerings. The ratings are announced in preLaw’s Fall 2017 issue (Vol. 21, No. 2) in the article “Top Schools for Tax, Business, Banking and Corporate Law.”
Hofstra Law is one of only 26 law schools that received an “A” or an “A+” rating for Business, Banking and Corporate Law. PreLaw bases the ratings on the breadth and depth of a law school’s offerings, including courses, concentrations, clinics, internships/externships, centers and dual-degree programs, among others.
Hofstra Law’s offerings in Business Law include:
• More than 35 courses in Business, Banking and Corporate Law, such as Accounting and Finance for Lawyers; Antitrust; Bankruptcy; Business Organizations; International Business Transactions; Labor Law; Mergers and Acquisitions; The Practical Aspects of Being a Lawyer; Secured Transactions; and Securities Regulation
• Externships with organizations such as the Bank of China, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Louis Vuitton, Henry Schein, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and SoulCycle
• J.D./M.B.A. joint degree program with Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business
• Community and Economic Development Clinic, in which Hofstra Law students provide transactional assistance to nonprofits and small businesses in low-income communities in and around Nassau County, with a preference for clients that contribute to social and economic justice
PreLaw magazine is a National Jurist publication.
Read the full article “Top Schools for Tax, Business, Banking and Corporate Law” in preLaw’s online Fall 2017 issue (Vol. 21, No. 2).