This event is the culmination of the LLM Professional Development Program. Sharon Abrahams, the director of professional development at McDermott Will & Emery, will explain the customs of U.S. business practice and why U.S. business people and lawyers behave as they do to help strengthen your relationships and ensure that cultural differences do not hamper your professional and personal success. Dinner provided. To attend, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct. 31.
Emerging tools for more equitable policy
» Professor Matthew Adler co-edited the new Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy.
Prof. Sam Buell discusses his new book on the rise of criminal behavior in corporations and why it’s so difficult to prosecute.
The Duke way
» Public service is a core value of the legal profession and central to the Duke Law experience.
Understanding American Business Culture for International Lawyers
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