The University of Michigan Law School’s Transactional Law Clinics Program is seeking to hire a clinical professor in its Entrepreneurship Clinic.
Entrepreneurship Clinic (EC)
The EC represents entrepreneurial ventures led by University of Michigan (UM) students, recent UM alumni, and non-UM startups and existing ventures in Ann Arbor, Detroit, and Southeastern Michigan. Typical matters include business entity formation, financing, intellectual property protection, contract drafting, employment law issues, and other common early-stage legal issues. The successful applicant will have a background in representing ventures, preferably startup ventures, on patent law and other intellectual property law matters.
Candidates must have three years of experience in at least one of the Entrepreneurship Clinic’s core areas of practice, a strong interest in clinical teaching, a demonstrated commitment to engage in public interest lawyering through transactional work, and potential for scholarship and success as a clinical teacher. Candidates must hold a J.D. degree and be eligible for licensure in Michigan.
Internal Number: 180015
About University of Michigan Law School
Founded in 1859, Michigan Law School is one of the world’s leading institutions of legal education and enjoys a reputation for academic excellence characterized by a powerful commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Michigan is consistently ranked among the top law schools in the nation, and enjoys international renown for its intellectual rigor, stunning physical surroundings, preeminent faculty scholarship, and a community noted for collegiality and warmth. Michigan Law has an exceptional and cooperative community of talented and interesting students, with 1000 in the JD and 40 in the LLM program. Our commitments to collegiality, to constructive and challenging debate, and to enabling our students to pursue a wide range of options explain why the Law School has long been committed to diversity along many dimensions. Our graduates serve with distinction in the private, public, non-profit, and academic sectors, in large numbers in every major market in the nation, as well as internationally. The University of Michigan is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, which is considered among the best places in the United States to live and work.