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Pepperdine | Caruso School of Law

Business and Tax Law Program

Business law attorneys may practice litigation or transaction law, and sometimes in both areas. However, most attorneys practicing corporate law are transactional lawyers. They represent companies in one or more of three areas: corporate governance and compliance, merge and acquisitions, and securities.

Business and Corporate Law Degree

Business law encompasses a wide range of practice areas, including among others, corporate law, securities law, corporate finance, commercial law, bankruptcy, tax, intellectual property business negotiations, venture financing, startup law, cross-border transactions and labor and employment law. Additionally, corporate attorneys may specialize in representing either public or private companies.

Pepperdine Professors with Business and Corporate Expertise

Robert Anderson, Barry McDonald, Mark Scarberry, Victoria Schwartz

Relevant Course Offerings

  • Corporations

  • Securities Regulation

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Federal Income Taxation of Business Entities

  • International Commercial Arbitration


  • Antitrust; International Business Transactions

  • Financing for High Tech Start Ups

  • Employment Law

  • Business Perspectives and Workplace Privacy

Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law

The Geoffrey H. Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law offers an innovative, 12-unit fellows program that prepares students to fulfill the overlapping roles of lawyer and entrepreneur.