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LAW 656 v00 : Entrepreneurship and the Law: Evaluating Client Business Plans and Growth Strategies

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shermaaj Sherman, Andrew
LAW 656 v00: Entrepreneurship and the Law: Evaluating Client Business Plans and Growth Strategies
Entrepreneurship and the Law: Evaluating Client Business Plans and Growth Strategies
T 1:20-3:20p
75 (LAWJ: 55/LAWG: 20)
Special Requirement




Corporate Taxation (formerly Taxation II).

Students may not receive credit for both this course and Entrepreneurship: Scaling a Business from Inception to Exit or Entrepreneurship: The Lifecycle of a Business.

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Personal Information


Professor Sherman is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Seyfarth Shaw. His practice focuses on issues affecting business growth for companies at all stages, including developing strategies to leverage intellectual property and technology assets, as well as international corporate transactional and franchising matters. He also counsels on issues such as franchising, licensing, joint ventures, strategic alliances, capital formation, distribution channels, technology development, and mergers and acquisitions. He has served as a legal and strategic advisor to dozens of Fortune 500 companies and hundreds of emerging growth companies. Professor Sherman is the author of twenty three books on the legal and strategic aspects of business growth and capital formation. His eighteenth book, Road Rules Be the Truck. Not the Squirrel. ( is an inspirational book which was published in the Fall of 2008. He has appeared as a guest and a commentator on all of the major television networks as well as CNBC's “Power Lunch,” CNN’s “Day Watch,” CNNfn’s “StreetSmarts” and “For Entrepreneurs Only,” USA Network’s “First Business,” and Bloomberg’s “Small Business Weekly” and various other regional and local television broadcasts as well as national and local radio interviews for National Public Radio (NPR), Business News Network (BNN), Bloomberg Radio, AP Radio Network, Voice of America, Talk America Radio Network and the USA Radio Network, as a resource on business growth strategies, capital formation, entrepreneurship and technology development. In the December/January 2002 issues of Fortune Small Business, he was recognized as one of the nation’s top ten gurus and thought leaders on entrepreneurship and the legal and strategic issues facing small and growing companies. In February of 2006, Inc. magazine recognized him as one of the nineteen leading resources and advocates for growing companies in the nation. Professor Sherman teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and is a faculty member in Georgetown Law’s CLE program. He also has taught at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and in the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland.

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