Center for Business Law


Loyola’s Business Law Center allows students to learn transactional lawyering skills while providing clients with affordable quality legal services.

Why Loyola business law?

If you are interested in learning about transactional law, the Center for Business Law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law offers an exceptional curriculum comprised of more than 75 courses. These include a wide variety of foundational offerings such as:

  • Securities regulation
  • Business organizations
  • Antitrust
  • Intellectual property
  • Bankruptcy
  • Tax
  • Secured transactions
  • Real estate
  • Business ethics

You will also be able to participate in skills-based courses focused on drafting and negotiating agreements, structuring transactions, and counseling clients.

Whether you choose to pursue a career in private practice, as an in-house counsel, in government service or in public interest, the business law curriculum at Loyola will provide you with a legal education that prepares you for practice and makes good business sense.

Degree Programs

We are pleased to offer a variety of programs, tailored to your specific business related interesting, including a Certificate in Tax Law for JD students, a Certificate in Transactional Law for JD students, a Certificate in Compliance Studies for JD students, an MJ in Business Law and Compliance, an LLM in Business Law and Compliance, an LLM in Business Law, and an LLM in Tax Law. These programs are designed to prepare law students, practicing attorneys, and other business professionals to excel in various corporate settings.

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