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Hofstra Law

Business Law

Earn Your Law Degree in Commanding the Boardroom

The need for lawyers trained in business law has never been greater. Creative, analytical thinking is as valuable in the boardroom as it is in the courtroom.

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Hofstra Law’s business law offerings give students the solid foundation needed to excel as transactional lawyers, corporate litigators, or business principals in the dynamic intersection of business and law.

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Joint JD/MBA Program

The JD/MBA program provides students with a strong and comprehensive foundation for careers in both law and business. The program is offered with Hofstra’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business.

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Unique Opportunities

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The need for lawyers trained in business law has never been greater. In response to this need, Hofstra Law’s Business Law Honors Fellowship program trains and develops leaders in this growing field.

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Receive instruction and training in those subject areas fundamental to the practice of transactional attorneys and corporate litigators.

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Community and Economic Development Clinic

Students use the tools of corporate and transactional law to represent non-profits, social movement groups, and cooperatives, social enterprises, and other small businesses, with a preference for clients that contribute to racial and economic justice.

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Get Involved in Business Law

There are many ways to build your résumé in business law.

Student Organizations

Unemployment Action Center

Help safeguard the equitable administration of labor law by providing representation and guidance through the unemployment insurance appeals process.


Journal of International Business Law

The Journal of International Business and Law (JIBL), is a student-run publication that explores the interaction of business and law in the global marketplace.



Students have recently externed with organizations such as Federal Trade Commission, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Louis Vuitton North America, Inc., National Labor Relations Board, Sony, SoulCycle and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.