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The School of Business and The School of Professional Development Announce the Law Seminars in February 2017

This February VIU is hosting two Law Seminars for current and future business owners and managers engaged in international business.


“Common Issues in U.S. Litigation for International and Domestic Businesses”

Monday, February 13, 2017 5 pm to 6:30 pm

This interactive session is geared toward domestic business owners involved in international transactions, and persons who plan to operate a foreign business with U.S. customers or other U.S. ties.  Participants will learn about common litigation issues that face international and domestic businesses.


“Some Key Things Small Business Owners Should Know about Discrimination Lawsuits”

Monday, February 27, 2017 5 pm to 6:30 pm

This interactive session is geared toward owners or managers of small businesses.  Participants will learn about employment discrimination lawsuits and some ways to lessen the risk of being sued.


The speaker Laina C. Lopez is a partner in Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP. She focuses on complex civil and criminal litigation at all stages, from trial through appeal.  Her practice areas include foreign sovereign immunity law, commercial litigation, international law, white collar criminal defense, and appellate law.  Ms. Lopez has argued appeals and motions in federal and state courts, including in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Ninth Circuit, Fourth Circuit and the Second Circuit. 

Both seminars are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at the event.

Please RSVP to spd@viu.eduby Monday, February 6, 2017 if you can attend the International Law Seminar.

Please RSVP to spd@viu.eduby Monday, February 20, 2017 if you can attend the Employment Law Seminar.

For directions to the university, please visit this page.
School of Business
4401 Village Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703 591-7042
Ext: 334, 391, 408, 414
Fax: 703 591-7046