Alumni Leading at the Intersection of Business and Law

Some graduate to pursue careers amid the courtroom drama. Others, the detailed intensity of transactional work. And others, to take their place at the intersection of business and law, lending legal guidance and support through a complicated multinational maze of laws and regulations, in an international arena. Read More


Victor Mendelson

Victor Mendelson, JD '92, Uses Legal & Business Acumen at HEICO Corp.

Drawing on his family ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and legal education, Victor H. Mendelson, J.D. ’92, has played a key leadership role in one of South Florida’s most remarkable business turnaround stories.

Hilarie Bass, JD 81 and Greenberg Traurig Co-President, Takes Helm of ABA in 2017

Hilarie Bass, JD '81 & Greenberg Traurig Co-President, Takes ABA Helm in 2017

Hilarie Bass has always been a top shelf kind of person, excelling with a sui generis brand of curiosity, talent, and creativity with a big dollop of good humor. The Miami-native has shown brightly, rising to head one of the largest law firms in the country.

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Vice Dean & Professor Osamudia James: Identity and the Law

Vice Dean & Professor Osamudia James: Identity and the Law

James believes U.S. courts have been very good about advancing formal equality under the law, but increasingly produce legal doctrine that ignores identity.

Professor Stephen Urice: A Passion for Art, Law and Archeology

Art, Law and Archaeology - Passions of Professor Stephen Urice

“Experiencing a work of fine art adds meaning to my life,” said Urice, a recognized leader in the evolving field of art, museum, and cultural property law and Arts Track Director for the LLM in Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law.

Frameworks for Human Rights During Emergencies: Professor James Nickel

Frameworks for Human Rights During Emergencies: Professor James Nickel

James W. Nickel teaches and writes in human rights law and theory, political philosophy, philosophy of law, and constitutional law. Nickel is the author of "Making Sense of Human Rights" and of more than sixty articles in philosophy and law journals.

Smart Takes: Simplexity - Plain Language and the Tax Law

Turning Tax Law into Plain Language: Professor Leigh Osofsky

Professor Leigh Osofsky teaches courses addressing various aspects of taxation and policy. She has published articles in New York University School of Law Tax Law Review, University of Virginia School of Law Tax Review, and The University of Florida College of Law Tax Review.


Danielle Gauer '16 Stirring Waves in Maritime Law

Danielle Gauer '16 Stirring Waves in Maritime Law

When Danielle Tamara Gauer left high school, her passion was for the performing arts. And as she traveled the world across oceans, making her way around the Americas, Europe, and Asia—she fell in love with the sea.

Fighting for Animals, Land, and Human Rights- 3L Sarah Hanners

Fighting for Animals, Land, and Human Rights - 3L Sarah Hanners

Whether leading anti-poaching patrols at night in Bolivia’s wildlands or representing children and teens with foster care and immigration challenges at Miami Law, the 33-year-old has a fire inside her.

President Frenk

UM and Miami Law: Q&A with President Julio Frenk

President Frenk discusses his Roadmap to Our New Century and how Miami Law supports his strategic pillars as a Hemispheric institution.

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Miami Law Magazine Fall 2016: A Hemispheric Law School

Explore the latest issue on “Law and Justice Near and Far” — see more stories about students, faculty and alumni.


January 9-13   Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning

January 19   Professor Donald Jones “Dangerous Spaces: Beyond the Racial Profile

February 9   Michael Reisman: White and Case International Arbitration Lecture

February 10 & 11   2017 University of Miami Law Review Symposium

March 2   Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights with José Enrique Alvarez

March 30 & 31   Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium

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