John W. Glynn Jr. Law & Business Program

John W. Glynn Jr. Law & Business Program

John W. Glynn Jr. Law & Business Program

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Upcoming Events

September 22, 2022
3:30 pm, Caplin Pavilion

Professors Michael D. Green of Wake Forest University School of Law, John C.P. Goldberg of Harvard Law School and Catherine M. Sharkey of New York University School of Law will discuss the book “Tort Law and the Construction of Change: Studies in the Inevitability of History,” by Professors Kenneth S. Abraham and G. Edward White. A reception will follow the panel.

October 20, 2022
12:00 pm, WB154

Adjunct professor Jim Donovan, vice chairman of global client coverage at Goldman Sachs, will discuss Secrets to Optimal Client Service. Donovan teaches courses on corporate strategy and leadership at UVA Law, and his previous talks at the Law School that have been taped have attracted nearly 3 million views on the school's YouTube channel. At Goldman Sachs, he is responsible for some of the firm's most significant clients. Lunch will be served.

Law & Business Program

Recent Events

Insights on Teaching Race in Business Law

Friday, Feb. 5
1 p.m. EST

Faculty will share their insights on discussing and teaching issues relating to race in business law courses. UVA Law School Dean Risa Goluboff will introduce the panel. Open to law professors.


  • Afra Afsharipour, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law
  • Carliss Chatman, Associate Professor of Law, Washington & Lee University School of Law
  • Cathy Hwang, Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Elizabeth Reese, Harry A. Bigelow Teaching Fellow, Lecturer in Law, University of Chicago Law School

A Workshop on Race and the Law of Business & Finance

Friday, Feb. 19
1 p.m. EST

Scholars will present their research on how the law interacts with issues of race in business and finance. University of Chicago Law School Dean Thomas J. Miles will introduce the panel.


  • Abbye Atkinson, Associate Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
  • Andrew Hayashi, Class of 1948 Professor of Scholarly Research in Law; Director, Virginia Center for Tax Law; University of Virginia School of Law
  • Moderator: Aneil Kovvali, Harry A. Bigelow Teaching Fellow, Lecturer in Law, University of Chicago Law School 
Common Law S4 E11: Why Privacy Matters

Don’t care about information privacy because you have nothing to hide? Neil Richards, a law professor at the Washington University in St. Louis and a UVA Law alumnus, explains the extent to which companies mine data and seek to influence you, and why you should care.