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U.S. Corporate Law and Strategy

2022 Executive Education Certificate Program

Anticipated in the Summer 2022

Dates, Program Fee, and Application Deadline are Forthcoming in Fall 2021

Program Overview

U.S. Corporate Law and Strategy is geared towards allowing practitioners to meet the unique challenges of doing business in the United States. This five-day, live, virtual course will focus on several areas of corporate law as it relates to various stages of a business life cycle, including: founding and startup, formation and growth, governance, mergers and acquisitions, and reorganization.

Using an interdisciplinary and practical approach, this program will provide participants with not only an understanding of the unique legal considerations as it relates to a business’s diverse life cycle, but also the skills needed to represent clients or provide legal advice on these matters.

Why You Should Attend

Who Should Attend?

The program offers valuable skills for lawyers trained outside of the United States seeking to expand or grow their practices or transition to a new, business-oriented practice, and is well-suited for U.S. trained lawyers without a corporate background who are seeking to gain a deeper understanding of business-centric practice areas of U.S law.

Participants who complete the program will earn a certificate in U.S. Corporate Law and Strategy from University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

Faculty Co-Directors

Featured Speakers in U.S. Corporate Law and Strategy

Michael Knoll
Theodore K. Warner Professor of Law; Wharton Professor of Real Estate;
Co-Director, Center for Tax Law and Policy
Sarah Pierce
Legal Practice Skills Senior Lecturer;
former Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Topics Covered*

*Topics and scope are subject to change.

Program Schedule

Forthcoming in the Fall 2021.

Program Details

Summer 2022
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, Philadelphia, PA
Program Fee
TBC Fall of 2021
Program fee includes access to all sessions, suggested readings, and course materials.

Application Deadlines

Early Application Deadline: TBC Fall of 2021

Regular Application Deadline: TBC Fall of 2021


Application Process

Admission into this program is based upon the background and materials submitted via the formal, online application process. The non-refundable application fee for the program is $50.

Admission will be granted on a rolling basis, but we encourage everyone interested to apply as early as possible as there are a limited number of spots available in the program.


Continuing Legal Education Credits (CLE)

CLE credits may be available for lawyers in attendance. If you have any questions regarding CLE credits for this program, please email us at

Financial Assistance

A limited amount of financial assistance may be available to qualified applicants. Requests for more information on the qualifications and availability of assistance can be directed to

Contact Us

Questions about the program, application process, and admissions can be directed to


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