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Exploring the Legal World of Sports

When Arun Thottakara ’21 decided to pursue the business of sports, he applied to all the top sports law schools, but the Villanova Law sports law offerings stood out among the rest. Once at Villanova Law, he fully immersed himself in the sports law concentration, negotiation competitions and internships that provided him with real world experience. Read more

Villanova Law Launches Deans’ Mental Health and Law Student Well-being Advisory Council

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law has announced a new initiative, the Deans’ Mental Health and Law Student Well-being Advisory Council. The Advisory Council’s goal is to create open  dialogue between law students and the administration about mental health and well-being concerns, promote resources both within the law school and the legal profession, and to destigmatize these issues among peers. Read more

New Dean's Distinguished Fellow Announced

Continuing Villanova Law’s commitment to bringing renowned leaders in the legal profession to campus, Mildred W. Robinson, the Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Virginia, will join the Law School’s Dean’s Distinguished Fellows program beginning in the fall 2021 semester. Read more

From Law School to Fulfilling a Football Fantasy

As Vice President for Strategy and Sponsorship for the Washington Football Team (formerly the Washington Redskins), Villanova Law alum Christian Matthews ’06, uses his law degree in an unconventional way. Read more

Stephanie Resnick '84 Receives 2021 Judge Learned Hand Award

Villanova Law alum Stephanie Resnick '84, managing partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, was presented with the prestigious 2021 Judge Learned Hand Award by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) of Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey. Read more

Career Aspirations Set on College Athletics

Grant Farmer ’22 has his eyes set on his goal—to work in collegiate athletics when he graduates from Villanova Law. As an undergraduate business student at Mississippi State University, Farmer was first introduced to the world of college sports during internships with the Mississippi State Athletic Department, and he was hooked. Read more