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Schwartz, Andrew A.



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research overview

  • Prof. Schwartz's research focuses on corporate, securities and contract law. Recent work has focused on investment crowdfunding and the impact of COVID-19 on contract law.


  • corporate law, securities law, contracts law, investment crowdfunding


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courses taught

  • LAWS 5121 - Contracts
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022 / Fall 2023
    Covers basic principles of contract liability, offer, acceptance and consideration, statute of frauds, contract remedies, the parole evidence rule, performance of contracts, conditions, effect of changed circumstances, third-party beneficiaries, assignment and specific performance.
  • LAWS 6211 - Corporations
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2022 / Spring 2023 / Fall 2023
    Covers formation of corporations and their management; relations among shareholders, officers and directors; the impact of federal legislation on directors' duties; the special problems of closed corporations.
  • LAWS 8251 - Seminar: Advanced Corporate Law
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022 / Spring 2023 / Spring 2024
    Explores current issues in corporate and securities law, including developments in fiduciary duties of officers and directors, corporate governance, executive compensation, revisions to the model business corporation act, and state and federal litigation reform.


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