WHY VILLANOVA LAW?
At Villanova Law, our broad-based legal education is grounded in academic rigor; practical, hands-on training; and a foundation in business that primes graduates for diverse and rewarding legal careers. Wherever your interests may lie—international law, corporate law, intellectual property law or public interest law—you will find programs that will prepare you for the future.
Guided by our Where Law Meets Business philosophy, our programming infuses vital business principles, professional skills, ethical training and practical experiences into each student’s education. Through innovative coursework, six clinics and 200+ externship placements, Villanova students learn by doing—and graduate with the knowledge and skills needed for success in today’s competitive job market.
THE VILLANOVA LAW DIFFERENCE
Omeed Firouzi ’18 named a Brunswick Public Service Fellow
In recognition of his work in public interest, Firouzi was named a 2018-2020 American Bar Association Section of Taxation Christine A. Brunswick Public Service Fellow. He will be working as an attorney in Philadelphia Legal Assistance’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
In the Media: Andrew Brandt provides expert commentary on the recent SCOTUS sports betting decision
Andrew Brandt, Professor of Practice and Executive Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law, spoke with national media outlets on the Supreme Court's ruling to allow betting on sports and what it means for the industry.
Judge Joseph A. Greenaway Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to deliver Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law’s 2018 Commencement Address, May 18
Mark C. Alexander, Arthur J. Kania Dean of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, announced that Judge Joseph A. Greenaway of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit will address the Class of 2018 as the School’s commencement speaker and will also receive the Villanova Law Medallion Award.
New Directors to Lead Federal Tax Clinic and Law Library
Mark C. Alexander, The Arthur J. Kania Dean and Professor of Law, recently announced the appointments of Christine Speidel as Assistant Professor and Director of the Federal Tax Clinic, and Amy Emerson as Assistant Professor and Director of the Law Library. Both were hired after rigorous nationwide searches and will join the Law School in July.
AT A GLANCE
EXTERNSHIPS IN NONPROFIT,
CORPORATE & GOVERNMENT
THE CLASS OF 2020