Robert B. Rowling Center for Business Law & Leadership

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Leadership Starts With Learning

The Robert B. Rowling Center for Business Law & Leadership is the only center of its kind in Texas and has emerged as a national leader in the conversation on the intersection of business law and leadership. The Center builds upon the dynamic business and economic environment in Dallas - Fort Worth and the rich business tradition of SMU and the Dedman School of Law. We offer Dedman Law students, alumni, faculty, and friends networking opportunities, innovative courses and programming, hands-on legal interactions, and cutting-edge faculty research.

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The Best Places for Business and Careers

Forbes, 2019

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FORTUNE 500 companies

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Business Law

preLaw, Fall 2019

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Highest percentage of 2019 graduates in associate jobs at nation's 100 largest law firms

National Law Journal/, March 2020