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Executive Education

Columbia Law School’s Executive Education and Non-Degree Programs offer highly specialized, intensive legal training for corporate leaders, policymakers, legal practitioners, and other professionals. 

Whether focused on information security or international transactions, our programs blend theory and practice so that participants leave empowered, with the deep knowledge and strategic skills, and having built a fortified network that enables them to manage the complex challenges inherent in a fast-changing, global environment. 

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Petal Modeste

Associate Dean for Professional Development, Graduate Degrees, and Executive Education

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Columbia Law School provides high-level, targeted training sponsored by and for law firms, NGOs, corporations, and government entities. It also offers the option of immersive open enrollment courses for individual practitioners. 

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Our programs bring together in-house counsel, corporate leaders, investors, and other legal professionals from around the world, creating a professional community committed to leading and to embracing change.


Global Reach

Our faculty members come from a wide range of disciplines. They are skilled educators, researchers, scholars, and practicing attorneys with close ties to leading law firms around the world.