On October 17, The Business Law Society hosted their first panel of the year “What Do Business Lawyers Really Do?” Panelists included Dan Schwender ‘07 from Foldenauer Law Group, APLC; Charles Field from Chaplin Fitzgerald LLP; Hass Sadeghi ‘08 of Sadeghi Legal; LacyJ Lodes ‘08 from Cryptozoic Entertainment; Sabrina Green ‘02 from Stratton & Green, ALC; and Adam Jay Jaffe ‘06 from Law Offices of Adam Jay Jaffe.
Throughout the evening, moderator Dominique Mouannes, led discussions with the panelists which included the attorneys’ experience in their individual fields of practice along with their daily employment duties, and the differences between working as a solo practitioner and working in a firm. The panelists also gave students insight into how they got to where they are today and what it takes to be a business attorney.
The panelists’ fields of practice ranged from business and partnership disputes, securities and intellectual property, and real estate law and business litigation. The diverse experience of the panelists gave students an idea of the dedication and drive it takes to succeed in the business law world. The evening ended with an open Q&A session with the students and networking with the panelists.