Business Law Bulletin

Stay up to date with the latest news from the Business Law program. Past issues of our Business Law Bulletin can be viewed and downloaded from Digital Commons.


Welcoming New Managing Director Heather Terech
October 18, 2021

The Business Law Program at Maryland Carey Law is pleased to welcome Heather Terech as its new Managing Director. Read more


My Summer as a Law Clerk at the U.S. Department of Commerce
By Erika Birk
October 18, 2021

Erika Birk shares her experience as a summer law clerk for the Office of Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcement and Compliance at the Department of Commerce. Read more


Business Law Competition Teams 2020-21 Update
October 18, 2021

The Business Law Program is proud to highlight two business law related competition teams, the Transactional Law Team and Bankruptcy Team. Both teams performed exceptionally well last year and provided a retrospective of their 2020-21 competition year. Read more


Randi Rubinstein '22 Receives MSBA's Steven J. Mandell Scholarship Award
October 18, 2021

Each year, the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) honors a rising third-year law student who has excelled in their studies and demonstrated a commitment to business law with the Steven J. Mandell Scholarship Award. Randi Rubinstein '22 was selected as the 2021 recipient. Read more


Symposium Unpacks the Impacts of the Pandemic on the Workplace
By Jordan Danso '22
April 26, 2021

In response to the many implications surrounding the virtual workplace, the Journal of Business & Technology Law's 2021 symposium explored the impact of the virtual workplace on professional environments in the future, as well as the associated legal challenges. Read more


Tips and Traps for Moving a Traditional Law School Course Online
By Professor Martha Ertman
July 13, 2020

The law school, like most of the country, moved online last March. We learned a few things about what worked and what didn’t which I’d like to pass along. Read more

Faculty Notes
July 13, 2020

The latest publications, presentations and other scholarly work from our Business Law Program faculty. Read more 


Points of Pride
July 13, 2020

Accomplishments of our current students and Business Law Track graduates. Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Shayon T. Smith ’02
August 7, 2020

Shayon T. Smith ’02 quite literally has one of the “sweetest” jobs as she is head of global litigation at The Hershey Company, where she is responsible for managing Hershey’s global litigation portfolio and claims including class actions, employment litigation and commercial disputes. Read more

Foundations in Business Law: A Reflection 
By Nathan Buckman ’22
July 17, 2020

Last spring semester I had the chance to take a brand-new 1L elective created to provide students a comprehensive and practical view of what it means to be a business lawyer. Read more

Business Law Track Alumni Class Grows  
July 20, 2020

Thirty-two students added their names to the distinguished roster of Business Law Track graduates in the past two years, bringing the total number of graduates in our Business Law Track alumni class to 110. Read more


Closing the Deal: Students Place at Duke Transactional Law Competition

By Kristin Wells ’21
July 31, 2020

Coach Ward and Professor Hansen helped our class explore how deal terms are interrelated and how lawyers can most effectively engage in client advocacy by helping us to work through the fictional business deal created by Duke Law School’s second annual Interscholastic Transactional Law Competition. Read more


Students Form New Bankruptcy Moot Court Team  
By Sandy Lamy ’21
July 26, 2020

The 2020 Spring Semester heralded the formation of Maryland Carey Law’s inaugural Bankruptcy Moot Court Team. The students selected for this new team will be competing in the 29th Annual Conrad B. Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition. Read more


Summer Externship as a Law Honors Intern at the Federal Aviation Administration
By Delali Agblevor ’22
July 31, 2020

From day one I received a variety of assignments including research, advice pieces, and assisting Agency counsel with their ongoing litigation. Read more


The Business Law Track: Most Helpful Courses 
By Liz McClellan ’21
August 8, 2020

It is vital in law school to prepare yourself for practice by gaining exposure to the most important aspects of business law. Read more


Shumsky-Kronick Business Fellowship Reflection 
By Ben Reider ’21
July 17, 2020

As the Shumsky-Kronick Fellow in the summer of 2019, I had the opportunity to work with Greenberg Gibbons Commercial Corporation as they continue to lease, develop, and manage large shopping centers and mixed-use commercial real estate properties within the State of Maryland. Read more