A. CORE COURSES 9 credits
Students must take the following three (3) required courses:
Employment Law - Professor Greenbaum or Professor Yamada 3 credits
Employment Discrimination - Professor Greenbaum or Professor Yamada 3 credits
Labor Law 3 credits
B. SKILLS COURSES at least 4 credits
Students must take at least two (2) courses from among the following three (3) course Groups. Only one course may be taken from each Group.
Group 1 - Advanced Legal Writing Courses
Advanced Legal Writing 3 credits
Advanced Legal Writing - Employment Agreements and Disputes 3 credits
Advanced Legal Writing - Civil Litigation 3 credits
Advanced Legal Writing - Civil Practice 3 credits
Advanced Legal Writing - Consumer Class Actions and Multi-District Litigation 3 credits
Group 2 - ADR Courses
Alternative Dispute Resolution - Professor Golann or Professor Smith or Hon. Cratsley 3 credits
Alternative Dispute Resolution Seminar 2 credits
Mediation 3 credits
Mediation Seminar 3 credits
Mediation Advocacy Seminar 3 credits
Negotiation for Lawyers - Professor Golann or TBA 2 credits
Negotiation Seminar 2 credits
Group 3 - Practice Courses
Drafting Discovery Documents 2 credits
E-Discovery Law 2 credits
Employment Law Practice 2 credits
Interviewing and Counseling 2 credits
Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation 4 credits
ABA Labor and Employment Law Section Trial Advocacy Competition
(Dependent upon being selected as a team member)
2 credits
Labor and Employment Arbitration 3 credits
Pre-Trial Civil Litigation – Professor Simard and Mr. Roitman, or Mr. Kelley 3 credits
Trial Advocacy 2 credits
C. Internship at least 3 credits
Internship in a Labor or Employment Law Placement 3 credits

Click here for the complete Internship-Guidelines-LEL-Concentration.doc Guidelines for students seeking approval of a non-credit internship, and for EVening Division students seeking a waiver of the internship requirement by virtue of their employment.

D. Electives at least 5 credits
Students must take at least two (2) courses from among the following:
Administrative Law 3 credits
Basic Federal Income Taxation 4 credits
Concentration Thesis 2 credits
Directed Study on a Labor or Employment Law Topic 2 credits
Education Law 3 credits
Health Law - Professor Landers or Professor Rodwin 3 credits
Immigration Law 3 credits
Legislation 3 credits
Public Interest Law Seminar 2 credits
Workers’ Compensation 2 credits
E. The College of Arts and Sciences up to 6 credits
The Graduate Program at the Sawyer Business School

The Co-Directors of the LEL Concentration will be developing opportunities for student to take a maximum of six (6) elective credits in courses at the College of Arts and Sciences or the Graduate Program at the Sawyer Business School. The number of credits taken at the College of Arts and Sciences or the Graduate Program at the Sawyer Business School will reduce a student’s number of Law School elective credits.

Possible courses include MBA 610 - Organizational Behavior, MGOB 825 - Human Resource Management, and MGBO 841 - Managing Workplace Diversity. Other College of Arts and Sciences and Sawyer School courses may also be approved for Concentration credit in the discretion of the Concentration Faculty Director(s) and/or the Administrative Director of Concentrations.

For a complete Sawyer Business School course catalog and current course schedules, please visit the Sawyer Business School website.