The Chance to Learn by Doing
Students in Stanford Law School’s programs in law, economics and business benefit from diverse opportunities to explore the intersection of legal theory and practice and gain career-shaping insight and experience.
Join the conversation as directors from leading companies around the world confront the toughest issues in corporate directorship today—from compensation and succession planning to governance and corporate responsibility—through Directors’ College.
Hear advice, perspectives, and unforgettable inside stories from leading VCs, corporate counsel, and CEOs in Stanford Law’s landmark Deals class, taught by Professor Michael Klausner, an expert on corporations, banking, and nonprofits. Then test classroom learning through negotiations, and get immediate feedback.
Provide issues analysis when top institutional money managers representing more than $4 trillion in invested assets convene through the Stanford Institutional Investors Forum for confidential, free-ranging conversation on current policy issues.
Collaborate and get advice from high-profile CEOs, engineers, and VCs on launching a business venture by competing on a BASES team as part of the largest student entrepreneur organization in the country.
Polish negotiation and conflict resolution skills through the Gould Negotiation and Mediation Program, a popular series of theory and hands-on learning experiences.
Pursue special interests or collaborate on faculty research through important databases accessible at Stanford: Securities Class Action Clearinghouse, Open Source Corporate Governance Reporting System, and the Intellectual Property Litigation Clearinghouse.
Travel to Washington, D.C., for a Rock Center hosted invitation-only event—perhaps including a frank discussion of the SEC’s latest proposal for enforcing compensation disclosure guidelines.
Funded by an Olin Program research grant, purchase a database to research the cost of equity capital for firms in different legal systems, travel for a study on liberalizing telecommunications regulations under World Trade Organization agreements, attend a national conference on law and economics, and present findings.
Participate in an Olin-sponsored conference on international technology licensing, intellectual property law and technology licensing, liability and insurance, constitutional law and economics, or social policy toward catastrophic risk.