Business and Tax Law Center

Successful business attorneys appreciate the legal issues involved in reaching a sound business judgment and the business issues involved in reaching a sound legal judgment.

The Business & Tax Law Center provides the analytical tools necessary for an attorney to integrate the legal, financial, economic, and taxation issues involved in making decisions and taking actions in today’s global business world.

The center connects law students with practicing attorneys and business leaders, and creates opportunities for representatives of each discipline to work together toward common business goals.

Skilled business and tax attorneys will always be in demand. Through course work, externships, and moot court competitions, law students can explore transactional work from a practical and policy perspective.

The Business & Tax Law Center is not only preparing the next generation of successful business attorneys, but is also helping prepare businesses for the next generation of success.

The Business and Tax Law Center’s activities include: 

  • Support of faculty research activities and presentations
  • Focused course offerings, externships, research projects, and moot court competitions
  • A Business and Tax Law Speaker Series, which brings internationally renowned business and tax law scholars and practitioners to the law school

Curricular Advice

Career Resources

Contact:

Professor J. Larry Lee
Director, Tax Law Center
llee@mc.edu
601.925.7134

Career Resources

Business Law Section of the Mississippi Bar: https://www.msbar.org/7_business_law.php

Curricular Advice

  • 613 - Accounting for Lawyers
  • 2 Semester Hours
  • 614 - Accounting Issues in Business Decisions
  • 3 Semester Hours
  • 720 - Antitrust
  • 3 Semester Hours
  • 656 - Banking Law
  • 2 or 3 Semester Hours
  • 619 - Business Associations I
  • 4 Semester Hours
  • 620 - Business Associations II
  • 2 Semester Hours
  • 714 - Business Planning
  • 3 Semester Hours
  • 506 - Contracts I
  • 3 Semester Hours
  • 760 - Counseling and Negotiation Seminar
  • 2 Semester Hours
  • 654 - Insurance
  • 3 Semester Hours
  • 642 - Pension and Employee Benefit Law
  • 3 Semester Hours
  • 615 - Policy Formulation and Administration
  • 3 Semester Hours
  • 723 - Trademarks and Unfair Competition
  • 3 Semester Hours
  • 507 - Contracts II
  • 3 Semester Hours
  • 518 - Comparative Corporate Governance and Securities Regulation
  • 2-3 Semester Hours

Tax Law Courses

  • 637 - Corporate and Partnership Taxation
  • 3 Semester Hours
  • 673 - Elder Law
  • 3 Semester Hours
  • 702 - Estate and Gift Taxation
  • 3 Semester Hours
  • 638 - Federal Taxation Law
  • 3 Semester Hours