Teaching Corporate Finance
Sung Eun (Summer) Kim, Teaching Corporate Finance, 2014 U. Ill. L. Rev. Slip Opinions 35 (2014).
With projections that the demand for legal services will remain relatively flat in the post-crisis period, legal service providers are placing greater emphasis on business and client development, and increasingly expect such efforts from their newest associates. As language and culture can be the bridge or barrier to communication, lawyers who can speak the language and understand the business of clients will be in the best position to meet such expectations. Here, we explore the role of corporate finance education in the law school curriculum in providing the requisite immersion and language instruction for corporate lawyers in training.