Robert B. Rowling Center for Business Law & Leadership

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Leadership Starts With Learning

Dallas - Fort Worth is one of the most vibrant business environments in the United States, attracting corporations, entrepreneurs, investors, and talent from around the globe. SMU Dedman School of Law and the Robert B. Rowling Center for Business Law & Leadership adds to this dynamism by providing our students, faculty, and the greater DFW legal and business community, and beyond, with innovative courses, hands-on experience, and cutting-edge faculty research.

SMU Dedman Law offers a rich business law curriculum and extensive opportunities for our students to obtain practical experience and skills training. Our alumni are leaders in all areas and aspects of business law, working in multi-national corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, major law firms, government agencies, and as innovators and entrepreneurs. Dedman Law faculty research, write, and speak on important business law topics and have received global recognition for their thought leadership. Dedman Law also provides impactful networking and education opportunities to the DFW business and law community, including in key areas such as corporate governance, ethics and compliance, and issues facing in-house counsel.

Dallas is #6 for Best Places for Business and Careers, Forbes, 2018
Dallas has 22 Fortune 500 Companies
Graded A for Top Law Schools in Business Law, preLaw Magazine, Fall 2018
#32 Go-To Law Schools