Coronavirus Information and Update: Fall 2021 Plans


Professor Lisa Benjamin’s New Book Looks at Corporations’ Responses to Climate Change

Professor Lisa Benjamin recently published a book about the interaction between climate action and corporate law.

Alum and Professor Receive ABA Award for Commitment to Diversity in the Law

Román D. Hernández ’00, and adjunct professor Barbara Creel received the Spirit of Excellence award from the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.

CBLI Hosts Successful Data Mapping Event

The Center for Business Law and Innovation hosts Maitreya Jani at a February data mapping event.

Sarah Lora Drafts Comments for ABA Section on Taxation

Sarah Lora drafted comments submitted by the ABA Section of Taxation to the Internal Revenue Service.

Professor Loren Helps Make Bar Review More Affordable

Professor Lydia Loren is using her expertise in Real Property to make bar review more affordable for law students.

Professor Jack Bogdanski’s Treatise Cited by U.S. Tax Court

Professor Jack Bogdanski’s treatise, Federal Tax Valuation,was cited, and quoted, by the U.S. Tax Court on November 19, 2020, in the court’s opinion in Fakiris v. Commissioner.

Small Business Legal Clinic Expands Its Patent Program with Education and Patent Filings

The Small Business Legal Clinic (SBLC) has been working to educate entrepreneurs on patents to protect their unique products as well as filing patent applications for clients.

Professor Lydia Loren’s Article Selected as Best Law Review Article

Thomson Reuters (West) has judged Professor Lydia Loren’s article, Copyright Jumps the Shark: The Music Modernization Act, one of the best law review articles related to entertainment, publishing and/or the arts published within the last year. Thomas Reuters (West) has included the article in the 2020 edition of the Entertainment, Publishing, and the Arts Handbook, an anthology published annually.

The Region’s Largest IPO Ever - The Inside Story from ‘14 Alumnus

James Henry ’14, Corporate Counsel for ZoomInfo, took a few moments to answer some questions about what it’s like working for a company during the IPO process.

International Law and CBLI Host Conference on Import-Export Law

On March 6, 2020, Lewis & Clark’s International Law Program and Center for Business Law & Innovation (CBLI) hosted a conference on Importing and Exporting Amid a Trade War: Tariffs, Export Control, and Sanctions

Law Student Receives National Intellectual Property Writing Award

Stuart Leijon ’21 wins national intellectual property writing award for his paper on data privacy.

Professor Bogdanski’s Article Published in Estate Planning

Professor Jack Bogdanski’s article, Courts Finally Warm to “Tax Affecting,”was published in the May 2020 issue of Estate Planning. The article explores the effects of two recent case opinions which allow “tax affecting” in valuing ownership interests in S corporations and partnerships.

CBLI and the International Law Program Host Import and Export Symposium March 6

Lewis & Clark’s Center for Business Law and Innovation and the International Law Program hosted a conference titled Importing and Exporting Amid a Trade War: Tariffs, Export Control, and Sanctions. The event was held at the Lewis & Clark Law Campus on March 6, 2020, and a reception followed.

Center for Business Law and Innovation Hosts First Workshop

CBLI hosted its first Xperiential Workshop with presentations from Intel and NW Natural executives.