GW Law's Advisory Boards

Distinguished GW Law alumni and members of the legal community provide guidance and expertise to the dean and academic program directors through participation in one of four Advisory Boards.

The Board of Advisors provides the dean with the advice and assistance of individuals whose experiences offer a variety of perspectives on the legal profession in order to advance the quality and standing of the Law School. The Board of Advisors consists of alumni and members of the legal community at the highest level of their fields.

The Intellectual Property Board of Advisors provides counsel and support to ensure the Intellectual Property Law Program’s preeminence in all areas, including curriculum, research, extracurricular activities, career development, and alumni relations. Its members are leading attorneys, judges, and government officials in the field of intellectual property law.

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Government Contracting Industry Advisory Board allows the Government Procurement Law Program to draw upon the support, advice, and expertise of a wide range of leaders from throughout the public procurement and acquisition field.

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The Business and Finance Law Advisory Board is a think tank within the Law School, addressing major issues in the economic and financial arena in the U.S. and around the world.  This board fuses the study of corporate law and finance, securities regulation, banking law, bankruptcy law, market regulation, central banking, commercial law, comparative economic and financial law, international business law, and accounting.  The Business and Finance Law Advisory Board is composed of leading American and international legal scholars and practitioners, drawn from academia, business, private practice, and the public sector.

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The GW Energy Law Advisory Board (ELAB), the newest of the Advisory Boards at GW Law, supports the Environmental and Energy Law Program. Members provide the Dean and program staff unique insight into the practical world of energy production, policy, business markets, and law. This access gives the law school an exceptional opportunity to afford students in the Energy Law Program an innovative curriculum based on real-time advances in the competitive markets of sustainability, clean and renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy alternatives and the law, and policy that accompanies this dynamic industry.


Spotlight Item: Board of Advisors Chairman Emeritus David R. Berz (BA '70, J.D. '73) and Sherry Berz

Board of Advisors Chairman Emeritus David R. Berz (BA '70, J.D. '73) and Sherry Berz

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