Business Law Society News

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY - Corporate Attorney Panel

The Business Law Society in conjunction with the Office of Professional Development is hosting a panel of corporate attorneys to provide an in depth look at career avenues after law school.  Please join us on Thursday, October 9th at 12:00pm – 1:00pm in room 275.  Our distinguished panel will discuss business litigation, business services, corporate finance and lending, public finance, closing of transactions, securities transactions, corporate governance, and intellectual property.

 

FREE lunch from Mark’s Feed Store will be provided and your RSVP helps us to plan.

Please email brandeisbls@gmail.com if you are interested in joining.

 

Please see the list of our guests below: 

 

Robert Miller from Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs

Joseph Kramer from Steel Technologies

Keith Conrad from The Rawlings Group

 

RSVP is appreciated but not necessary to attend.

 

 

Please email brandeisbls@gmail.com with any questions.

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY - Corporate Attorney Panel

The Business Law Society in conjunction with the Office of Professional Development is hosting a panel of corporate attorneys to provide an in depth look at career avenues after law school.  Please join us on Thursday, October 9th at 12:00pm – 1:00pm in room 275.  Our distinguished panel will discuss business litigation, business services, corporate finance and lending, public finance, closing of transactions, securities transactions, corporate governance, and intellectual property.

 

FREE lunch from Mark’s Feed Store will be provided and your RSVP helps us to plan.

Please email brandeisbls@gmail.com if you are interested in joining.

 

Please see the list of our guests below: 

 

Robert Miller from Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs

Joseph Kramer from Steel Technologies

Keith Conrad from The Rawlings Group

 

RSVP is appreciated but not necessary to attend.

 

 

Please email brandeisbls@gmail.com with any questions.

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY - Corporate Attorney Panel

The Business Law Society in conjunction with the Office of Professional Development is hosting a panel of corporate attorneys to provide an in depth look at career avenues after law school.  Please join us on Thursday, October 9th at 12:00pm – 1:00pm in room 275.  Our distinguished panel will discuss business litigation, business services, corporate finance and lending, public finance, closing of transactions, securities transactions, corporate governance, and intellectual property.

 

FREE lunch from Mark’s Feed Store will be provided and your RSVP helps us to plan.

Please email brandeisbls@gmail.com if you are interested in joining.

 

Please see the list of our guests below: 

 

Robert Miller from Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs

Joseph Kramer from Steel Technologies

Keith Conrad from The Rawlings Group

 

RSVP is appreciated but not necessary to attend.

 

 

Please email brandeisbls@gmail.com with any questions.

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY: Upcoming Elections

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY: Elections

 

The Business Law Society will be holding elections this week! Open Board Positions include: Secretary (reserved for 1Ls) and Public Relations Chair (1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls eligible). To be considered for a board position, please email your resume and a letter of interest (1 page max). The current board members will elect the new positions. Current members as well as last year's members will be given priority in the elections. 

You can contact the current board members at BrandeisBLS@gmail.com or via their Facebook group to submit your resume and statement of interest, as well as to set a meeting to pay the membership dues. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions about the positions or Business Law Society in general!

Deadline: 

  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at noon

Requirements:   

  • Resume
  • Less than one page statement of interest

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY - General Interest Meeting

DON'T FORGET! 

The Business Law Society would like to announce that our General Interest Meeting for students interested in becoming a member will be Wednesday, September 3rd at 12:30pm - 1:30pm in room 175.

The Business Law Society is a student organization that facilitates relationships with local businesses and attorneys who specialize in many different areas of business law such as Business Litigation, Corporate Transactional Law, Intellectual Property, In-House Counsel, and more.

We organize social events to introduce our members to local business attorneys, informative Q&A panels with attorneys to discuss various areas of business law, career placement insight with our alumni, and will have specialized opportunities for paid members.  We strive to provide our members with the tools, direction and relationships needed to win job placement in the corporate world.  The general interest meeting will explain more about what we do, how to become a member and our plans for the upcoming year.

Free lunch provided.


Note: If you want to pay your membership dues at the event, check or cash will be acceptable.  Dues for the year are $10.

Please submit questions to the general Business Law Society email account at BrandeisBLS@gmail.com

 

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.  This is not mandatory but will provide an idea of how much food will be needed. 

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY - General Interest Meeting

The Business Law Society would like to announce that our General Interest Meeting for students interested in becoming a member will be Wednesday, September 3rd at 12:30pm - 1:30pm in room 175.

The Business Law Society is a student organization that facilitates relationships with local businesses and attorneys who specialize in many different areas of business law such as Business Litigation, Corporate Transactional Law, Intellectual Property, In-House Counsel, and more.

We organize social events to introduce our members to local business attorneys, informative Q&A panels with attorneys to discuss various areas of business law, career placement insight with our alumni, and will have specialized opportunities for paid members.  We strive to provide our members with the tools, direction and relationships needed to win job placement in the corporate world.  The general interest meeting will explain more about what we do, how to become a member and our plans for the upcoming year.

Free lunch provided.


Note: If you want to pay your membership dues at the event, check or cash will be acceptable.  Dues for the year are $10.

Please submit questions to the general Business Law Society email account at BrandeisBLS@gmail.com

 

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.  This is not mandatory but will provide an idea of how much food will be needed.

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY'S IN-HOUSE COUNSEL PANEL

The Business Law Society is hosting a panel of local in-house counsel to provide an in depth look at their roles within their copmpanies and career avenues after law school. Please join us on Thursday, April 3rd at 12:00pm - 1:00pm in room 275. Our distinguished panel will discuss their job search experiences and answer questions regarding their career path, the current job marketplace, as well as their respective practices.

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED by Mark's Feed Store.

In order to better accommodate all guests, The Business Law Society asks that interested students please rsvp by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com

Please see the list of our guests below:

Laura Edwards—Director of Compliance and Legal Services for Passport Healthplan. Works with Contracts, Waste and Abuse investigations, policies and procedures

Michelle Harper—Associate General Counsel for Steel Technologies. Works with contracts, all suits and claims and policies and procedures generally.

Matthew Hamel—Executive Vice president and General Counsel of Brown-FormanAs general counsel, Hamel leads Brown-Forman’s legal team, overseeing legal activities related to corporate governance, SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, regulatory compliance, trade practices, trademarks, litigation, acquisitions and other matters.

Greg Hoffman - Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Commercial Counsel at General Electric. Major areas of focus include: UCC contract drafting/negotiating, antitrust, and risk-assessment.

Students wishing to joining the Business Law Society can do so at anytime by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com

Mixing Business with Pleasure, BLS and SBA present: Happy Hour at O'Shea's

April 2, 2014, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Downtown O'Sheas Basement "Cellar"
Sponsored by: Business Law Society & SBA

 

The Business Law Society and the Student Bar Association are excited to invite you to our final social event of the year at O'Shea's downtown.  

Join your fellow classmates and young attorneys from the Louisville area to enjoy free food and drink.  The first fifty people to arrive will receive a free drink ticket.

 

When:

Wednesday, April 2 

Happy Hour (5-7)

 

Where:  

Downtown O'Sheas Basement "Cellar"

123 W Main St

Louisville, KY 40202

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY'S IN-HOUSE COUNSEL PANEL

The Business Law Society is hosting a panel of local in-house counsel to provide an in depth look at their roles within their copmpanies and career avenues after law school. Please join us on Thursday, April 3rd at 12:00pm - 1:00pm in room 275. Our distinguished panel will discuss their job search experiences and answer questions regarding their career path, the current job marketplace, as well as their respective practices.

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED by Mark's Feed Store.

In order to better accommodate all guests, The Business Law Society asks that interested students please rsvp by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com

Please see the list of our guests below:

Laura Edwards—Director of Compliance and Legal Services for Passport Healthplan. Works with Contracts, Waste and Abuse investigations, policies and procedures

Michelle Harper—Associate General Counsel for Steel Technologies. Works with contracts, all suits and claims and policies and procedures generally.

Matthew Hamel—Executive Vice president and General Counsel of Brown-FormanAs general counsel, Hamel leads Brown-Forman’s legal team, overseeing legal activities related to corporate governance, SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, regulatory compliance, trade practices, trademarks, litigation, acquisitions and other matters.

Greg Hoffman - Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Commercial Counsel at General Electric. Major areas of focus include: UCC contract drafting/negotiating, antitrust, and risk-assessment.

Students wishing to joining the Business Law Society can do so at anytime by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY'S RECENT GRAD PANEL

The Business Law Society is hosting a panel of recently graduated attorneys to provide an in depth look at career avenues after law school. Please join us on Thursday, February 13th at 12:00pm - 1:00pm in room 275. Our distinguished panel will discuss their job search experiences and answer questions regarding their career path, the current job marketplace, as well as their respective practices.

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. In order to better accommodate all guests, The Business Law Society asks that interested students please rsvp by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com

Please see the list of our guests below:

Julia McGuffey
Firm: Middleton
Topic: Intellectual property litigation focusing on trademark and trade secret

Shawn Spalding
Firm: Frost Brown Todd
Topic: Commercial Real Estate Lending and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities

Scott Wallitsch
Firm: Cooper & Friedman, PLLC
Topic: Commercial employment and tort law


Students wishing to joining the Business Law Society can do so at anytime by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com