Our Law School
Delaware’s corporate law is the nation’s corporate law. Almost one million businesses are organized in Delaware, including more than half of the Fortune 500. Delaware Law School, Widener University – the only law school in Delaware – offers unparalleled proximity and access to the legal system that governs a multitude of the nation’s corporations. Delaware state and federal judges teach at or are associated with Delaware Law School, and students in the program have a vast range of externship, clerkship, and fellowship opportunities offering hands-on experience.
The Institute of Delaware Corporate and Business Law serves as a forum for interaction between business law scholarship and business law practice. The law governing corporations and other business entities, tax and bankruptcy benefits from active engagement among the lawyers, judges, legislators, and scholars who practice, study, and define it. The Institute promotes the development of tomorrow’s business law practitioners by Involving today’s students in this process. The governing credo of the institute is “corporate and business law scholarship in service of practice.”