July 6–24, 2015
Launched in 2007, the Fordham Law Summer Institute in New York City provides foreign-trained lawyers and students with an introduction to the U.S. legal system and various topics of U.S. law that are most important for lawyers in today’s global economy. The program also includes social events and other opportunities that allow participants to expand their professional networks. Typically, the program welcomes over 100 participants, coming from more than 20 countries from around the world.
2015 Program RegistrationRegistration is now open! Please click here to go to the registration information page.
Program ClassesThe Summer Institute typically offers classes in Bankruptcy Law, Civil Procedure and Litigation, Constitutional Law, Contract Drafting and Negotiation, Contract Law, Corporate Reorganization in Bankruptcy, Corporations, Corporate Compliance, Evidence and Trial Practice, Financial Crime and Compliance, Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Arbitration, Introduction to the U.S. Legal System, Labor and Employment Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Product Liability Law, U.S. Tax Law and Policy.
Legal English: Drafting and Research & Special Workshops
The Summer Institute will include an NYC bus tour, a visit to the United Nations, happy hour at a local bar, a Major League Baseball game, and a closing dinner and certificate ceremony.