Fellowships and Scholarships

Business Law Honors Fellowship

Careers in business are among the most challenging in the legal profession.

To help clients succeed in a rapidly changing global economy, business lawyers must master a wide range of knowledge and skills and combine innovation and adaptability with a strong foundational knowledge of law. The need for lawyers trained in business law has never been greater. In response to this need, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law established the Business Law Honors Fellowship to train and develop leaders in this growing field.

Each year, Hofstra Law selects up to four Business Law Honors Fellows from among students admitted to the entering JD class who intend to pursue a career in business law. Fellows learn the legal skills necessary for this exciting practice area through one-on-one mentorship and our Business Law Honors Concentration.

Each Fellow is paired with a faculty advisor, who mentors the fellow and helps with course selection, employment strategizing, writing supervision and more. Fellows and faculty advisors also work together on research and writing projects from the first day of law school. The unique one-on-one relationship with a faculty member helps Fellows chart a course through law school, make important alumni connections and move into the dynamic world of business law prepared to add value to practice on day one.

Fellows are also admitted to the prestigious Business Law Honors Concentration upon matriculation, one year earlier than other students can join.

Fellowship Key Facts

Hofstra Law selects up to four Business Law Honors Fellows each year from students admitted to the entering JD class. Fellows are chosen based on demonstrated academic ability, leadership potential and interest in pursuing a career in business law.

Program Requirements

In order to maintain all of the benefits of the fellowship, fellows are required to fully participate in program activities and meet all academic requirements of the fellowship and the JD degree.

“I have always valued the education I received at Hofstra Law and continue to apply the high standards and principles I learned to my daily practice. Our firm has achieved a growing and respected presence on Long Island. For us to have the opportunity to give back by furthering the education of deserving students is exceptionally meaningful and a great honor.” — Marc Hamroff ’83, Managing Partner, Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP

Moritt Hock & Hamroff Business Law Honors Fellowship

Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP Attorneys at Law

The law firm Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP has generously funded one of the Business Law Honors Fellowships. This Fellowship is awarded to an incoming law student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and an interest in pursuing a career in business law.