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  1. Business: 45%
    31 years
  2. Corporate: 25%
    31 years
  3. Contracts: 15%
    31 years
  4. Commercial Real Estate: 15%
    31 years

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School of Law
1215 Wilbraham
Springfield, MA, 01119


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
DirectorCenter for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Western New England University2009 - Present
Professor of LawWestern New England University1991 - Present
Associate DeanWestern New England University School of Law2004 - 2009
AssociateBernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson1986 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationAdvisory Committee on Substance Abuse2009 - 2012
American Bar Association, Section on Legal Educvation and Admission to the BarChair, Adjunct Faculty Committee2008 - 2012
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Business Law Education CommitteeChair2007 - 2010
Publication nameTitleDate
THE ROLE OF LAW IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION, (Megan M. Carpenter, ed., Edward Elgar PublishingOf Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs: Toward a Public Policy That Supports New Venture Formation2012
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Co-author with Phillip Blumberg, Kurt Strasser, & Nicholas GeorgakopoulosLAW OF CORPORATE GROUPS: JURISDICTION, PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE2007
Aspen Law & Business, Co-author with Phillip Blumberg, Kurt Strasser, & Nicholas GeorgakopoulosBLUMBERG ON CORPORATE GROUPS, 2d ed.2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawAmerican Banking Law StudiesLL.M - Master of Laws1990
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Cornell Law SchoolAmerican Studies and HumanitiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
USASBE Annual MeetingIt’s the Little Things that Make Law Such a Big Deal: Identifying and Eliminating Barriers to New Business Formation2012