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Institute of Delaware Corporate & Business Law 
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The Widener Law Institute of Delaware Corporate & Business Law

The Widener Law Institute of Delaware Corporate & Business Law strives to serve as a forum for interaction between business law scholarship and business law practice. The law governing both corporations and other business entities profits from active engagement among lawyers, judges, legislators, and scholars who practice, study, and define it. Involving today’s students in this process promotes the development of tomorrow’s business law practitioners. The governing credo of the Institute is “corporate and business law scholarship in service of practice.” Widener Law's online corporate LLM program is offered by and under the direction of the Institute.

Lawrence A. Hamermesh
Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law
Director, Widener Institute of Delaware Corporate and Business Law

Professor Lawrence A. Hamermesh received his B.A. from Haverford College in 1973 and his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1976. Professor Hamermesh joined the Widener faculty in 1994. Prior to joining Widener, Professor Hamermesh worked as associate with Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell in Wilmington, Delaware, from 1976-84, and as a partner at Morris, Nichols from 1985-94. Professor Hamermesh writes extensively in areas of corporate and business law. Since 1995 he has been a member of the Corporation Law Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, which is responsible for the annual review and modernization of the Delaware General Corporation Law, and was Chair of the Council from 2002-2004. Professor Hamermesh also serves as a faculty advisor to the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. ull bio.

Paul L. Regan
Associate Professor of Law
Acting Director of the Institute of Delaware Corporate and Business Law

Professor Paul L. Regan received a B.S. from Villanova University in 1979 and a J.D. from Temple University in 1982. Following graduation from law school, Professor Regan served as a litigation associate with Fellheimer, Eichen & Goodman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from 1982-83; litigation a associate with Liebert, Short, Fitzpatrick & Lavin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from 1983-85; and a corporate litigation associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Wilmington, Delaware, from 1985-94. Professor Regan joined the faculty at Widener as visiting associate professor of law and served in that capacity from 1994-1995. Since 1995, Professor Regan has served as an associate professor of law. See full bio here.

For more information on the Institute please visit the official page Institute of Delaware Corporate and Business Law.

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