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

Jen Mason, Faculty Support Administrator

Business Law Faculty Directory


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 at Michigan Ross


Global Initiatives
March 9, 2018
10:30 am
Global Initiatives
March 29, 2018
12:00 pm
Global Initiatives
April 6, 2018
11:00 am
Global Initiatives
April 13, 2018
1:30 pm

Business Law Courses

Get details on specific courses including key required classes and electives for Michigan Ross degree programs.

Business Law Courses

BBA Core & Elective Courses

MBA Core & Elective Courses

MBA Business Law Competency Requirement & Learning Objectives


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The Hosmer-Hall Interdisciplinary Research Luncheons bring Ross faculty together to discuss current research projects.