August Bar Bulletin 2017
By Katherine Hedland Hansen
Situated in a commercial hub and surrounded by multinational corporations, the University of Washington School of Law has long been a force for transnational law. Last fall, UW Law launched another project, the Global Business Law Institute, aimed at best preparing lawyers for international practice.
Working with an advisory board that includes top executives from local companies with global reach, such as Boeing, Starbucks and Costco, the Global Business Law Institute builds upon the law school’s successful LL.M. programs in global business and sustainable international development, and adds a J.D. concentration track, a fellows program and a speaker series. This...