Adelman Named Business Law Faculty Fellow at Michigan Law School
FKSA partner Barry A. Adelman has been named a Business Law Faculty Fellow at the University of Michigan Law School. The Business Law Faculty Fellows are part of the law school's Affiliated Faculty program, which includes Adjunct Professors with extensive experience in various fields, and also includes the Public Interest/Public Service Faculty Fellows and Affiliated Overseas Faculty.
The Business Law Faculty Fellows teach courses of special interest to students interested in careers in business, provide career mentoring, participate in events to increase students' understanding of career possibilities, interact with students in smaller settings designed to encourage conversations about business career paths, and provide an expanded network of contacts for students interested in careers in business. The current fellows, including Mr. Adelman, are profiled in Fall 2006 issue of the law school's Law Quadrangle Notes.
Since 2004, Mr. Adelman has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law and has taught a seminar on business combinations titled "Anatomy of a Deal." The seminar focuses on a merger involving two publicly traded entities and covers strategic planning, reasons for the transaction, implementation of the client's strategy, the obligations and rights of various constituencies, analysis and negotiation of merger documentation, due diligence, principal legal concerns, and legal and contractual conditions to consummation.
Mr. Adelman is an alumnus of the University of Michigan Law School, having received his J.D. in 1969.