Part-Time Lecturer, School of Law, Transaction Simulation (LLM) (24599933830325)

Updated: 5 days ago
Location: Boston, MASSACHUSETTS
Job Type: FullTime

The American Law Program at Boston University School of Law seeks an instructor to teach a course entitled "Transaction Simulation (LLM): Forming and Financing a Start-Up Business." is a semester-long transaction simulation offered exclusively for LLM in American Law Program and LLM in Intellectual Property Law students. The simulated transaction is the formation and initial financing of a privately- held company in the software industry. The course will expose LLM students to the principal issues involved in counseling U.S.-based entrepreneurs as to their emerging businesses, including choice of entity and entity formation, equity compensation for founders and employees, intellectual property protection of company assets, capital raising through preferred stock financing, and negotiation of financing-related contracts based on industry- standard models. Through in-class discussions, homework assignments and graded writing assignments, students will simulate the work of both junior and senior practicing attorneys who counsel start-ups and their founders and investors. The course is a three-credit offering which meets on Tuesday mornings from 8:30-10:30 AM in the spring 2025 semester which begins on Tuesday, January 13, 2025

Prior teaching experience is preferred.


Applicants should email a letter of interest and a resume to Maureen Leo, the Director of International Graduate Programs at [email protected] by Wednesday, April 3.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 


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