Today’s business world requires leaders who are ethical and understand the complex legal impact of their decisions. The Michigan Ross business law faculty can help turn you into that kind of leader.

Law plays a central role in value creation, and Michigan Ross shows you how all the different aspects of law — antitrust, contracts, corporate governance, employment, intellectual property, liability, and securities regulation — intersect when making business decisions.

Business law faculty research focuses on the role of law in promoting ethical conduct and more socially responsible behavior — values that inform your learning.

Lynda Oswald​, Chair
ljoswald@umich.edu

Jen Mason, Faculty Support Administrator
masonlj@umich.edu

Business Law Faculty Directory

CHAIR: LYNDA OSWALD

Lynda J. Oswald's research focuses on intellectual and real property law issues. Her works focus primarily on liability issues in contexts such as secondary infringement liability in patent law and the personal liability of corporate officers, as well as on property rights issues arising in the context of eminent domain and regulatory takings.

BUSINESS LAW COURSES FOR CPA EXAM

Learn more about how Michigan Ross can prepare you to succeed in your CPA Exam.

CENTER FOR VALUE CHAIN INNOVATION

The Center for Value Chain Innovation partners with industry to promote greater innovation and excellence in value chains through interdisciplinary research, through leadership, education, and a proliferation of ideas that address critical business and societal issues.