Concentrations in Specialty Areas
Our LLM Program in American Law provides a thorough introduction to U.S. law. You choose the courses and area of concentration that best suit your interests from our wide array of course offerings. We provide the opportunity to concentrate in several areas of law although we do not provide specialization certificates. We provide a strong curriculum in business and transactional law for students interested in corporate law. We are also a school long known for its strength in its litigation curriculum providing a substantial number of quality courses in civil litigation and criminal litigation. We offer one of the prominent health law practices experts in the country, Professor Mark Hall. We have a commitment to international and comparative law running thru out our curriculum. Although we do not offer a specialized degree in international, environmental, business and commercial law, financing transactions, or criminal practice our curriculum includes many courses in these and other fields.
Some details about popular concentrations:
International Law: courses include Admiralty and Maritime Law; The Civil Law Tradition; Comparative Constitutional Law; Comparative Law; Conflicts of Law (private international law); European Union Law;International Business Transactions; Immigration Law; International Civil Litigation; International Environmental Law; International Human Rights; International Law; International Trade Law; Internet Business Law; Public International Law; Taxation: International Tax;
Business/Commercial Law: available courses include: Contracts I; Contracts II; Agency; Analytical Methods for Lawyers; Antitrust; Banking Law;Bankruptcy: Selected Topics; Business Drafting;Business Organizations; Business Planning;Corporations: Advanced Topics; Debtor-Creditor Law;Financial Products and Payment Systems; Law and Accounting; Real Estate Finance; Sales; Secured Transactions; Securities Regulation; Taxation: Corporation and Shareholders; Taxation: Corporate Reorganizations; Taxation: Partnerships
Financing Transactions: available courses include: Banking Law; Bankruptcy: Advanced Topics; Debtor-Creditor Law; Financial Products and Payment Systems; Land Use Regulation and Planning; Real Estate Finance; Real Property Security; Secured Transactions
Criminal Practice: available courses include: Advanced Trial Practice; Business Crimes and Torts; Criminal Procedure: Selected Topics; Crime Policy and the Limits of the Law; Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure;Evidence; Federal Criminal Law; Immigration Law; International Human Rights; Juvenile Law; Litigation Clinic;National Security Law; Negotiation; Race and the Law; Trial Practice;
In addition to our extensive list of courses related to business law, our LLM students may register for courses at the Wake Forest Babcock Graduate School of Management, also located in the Worrell Professional Center
The Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University is ranked among the top business schools in the world in each of the five major business school rankings — The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Financial Times, and U.S. News and World Report. Wake Forest is the first university in the nation to combine its graduate management program and the law school under one roof, sharing opportunities to integrate law and business. The technologically advanced Worrell Professional Center for Law and Management is one of the outstanding MBA and Law education facilities in the United States.