Law 447 - Corporate Finance - What you need to know to be a successful lawyer

Steven Hartman

Steven Hartman

Lecturer in Law
B.S. UC Berkeley, 1988
J.D. UCLA School of Law, 1995
M.B.A. UCLA Anderson School of Management, 1995
Course Description:

The aim of this course is to provide law school students with a strong foundation in corporate finance so that they can be better lawyers.  The course will explore the following themes: securities markets, investments, and valuation. Additional topics include discounting and present values, the valuation of bonds and stocks, corporate investment evaluation and capital budgeting, derivatives markets, raising equity capital, mergers and acquisitions, and distressed debt. No previous background in finance or Excel is necessary. The course focuses on a balance between practical application and theoretical background.

Course Learning Outcomes:

The course is designed to teach law students what they need to know about certain corporate finance principles so they are better able to advise their clients. 

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Steven Hartman 19F 447 LEC 1 W 3:20 PM - 6:20 PM 2.0 No No
  Course meets 9/11/19 - 11/13/19. No class on 10/9/19. Final Exam: 11/20/2019
Textbook Information:
Textbook for Fall 2019 LEC 1
Berk and DeMarzo. Corporate Finance   4th ed.  
ISBN: 9780134083278. Pearson. REQUIRED $340.00