Course Details

Legal Ethics for Business Lawyers

This course explores the professional ethical obligations of lawyers in a business practice.The class surveys laws and rules for lawyers in business oriented practice, focusing on real world issues.Topics include proper identification of the client, the role of the business lawyer as a gatekeeper or counselor, protection of client confidences, liability for client wrongdoings, conflicts of interests,and litigation issues.We consider issues that lawyers have faced in recent corporate scandals.

Catalog Number: LITARB 600L

Additional Course Information: Meets Ethics degree requirment


Course History

Fall 2021
Title: Legal Ethics for Business Lawyers
Faculty: Muchman, Wendy J. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 40

Spring 2021
Title: Legal Ethics for Commercial Litigators
Faculty: Hoeflich, Adam L. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 20

Fall 2020
Title: Legal Ethics for Commercial Litigators
Faculty: Muchman, Wendy J. (courses | profile)
Foster, Mary K.
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 40

Spring 2020
Title: Legal Ethics for Business Lawyers
Faculty: Hoeflich, Adam L. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 39

Fall 2019
Title: Legal Ethics for Business Lawyers
Faculty: Muchman, Wendy J. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 36

Spring 2019
Title: Legal Ethics for Business Lawyers
Faculty: Hoeflich, Adam L. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 40

Fall 2018
Title: Legal Ethics for Bus. Lawyers
Faculty: Muchman, Wendy J. (courses | profile)
Foster, Mary K.
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 38