Corporate and Commercial Law

Two clinic students consulting on a caseUSF's corporate and commercial law programs prepare you for a successful career, whether you focus on big business transactions and corporate regulation, or emphasize corporate and securities litigation. 

The Investor Justice Clinic, one of nine in-house law clinics, provides hands-on training for you to represent investors in actions involving allegations of wrongdoing by securities firms or their employees.

In our Business Law Certificate and Tax Law Certificate programs, you’ll explore a range of business-related topics with a focus on corporate and commercial law and tax curriculum. 

USF's JD/MBA Dual Degree Program is a four-year program designed to provide law school graduates with both an in-depth perspective of corporate business practices, and the business skills necessary to successfully manage law firms, larger businesses, or nonprofit organizations. Our JD/LLM in Taxation Dual Degree Program provides an in-depth knowledge of tax law and policy in the ever-evolving field of taxation. You can complete both degrees with only one additional semester after completing the traditional 3-year JD program.

Select Courses

  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Bankrupcy
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporations
  • Federal Income Taxation
  • International Business Transactions
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Secured Transactions
  • Securities Regulation
  • Startups and Venture Capital
  • Transactional Skills

Faculty

  • Reza Dibadj is an expert on corporate and securities law and administrative law and regulation
  • Jack Garvey specializes in public and private international law
  • Bruce Price concentrates on bankruptcy, contracts, and corporate law

Clinic

  • Investor Justice Clinic

Dual Degrees

  • JD/Master of Business Administration

Certificates

  • Business Law
  • Tax Law

Representative Externships

  • AssetMark
  • Funding Circle
  • Guideline Technologies
  • Keesal, Young & Logan
  • RiskIQ
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Yahoo, Inc.

Student Organizations

  • Business Law Association
  • Real Estate Law Association
  • Technology, Entrepreneur, and Startup Law Association