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Executive LL.M. Admissions

Advance academically while staying professionally connected.


The Columbia Executive LL.M. in Global Business Law, led by Columbia’s renowned corporate law faculty, is an accelerated, six-month degree program designed for ambitious, experienced lawyers. 

Globalization, political position, and technological advancement continue to rapidly transform business and the legal landscape. Success in today’s interconnected economy requires a nuanced understanding of U.S. law and business principles as well as a high-level view of how both transcend borders. The Executive LL.M. provides you with essential U.S. business law knowledge, business acumen, and the skills and aptitudes that global lawyers of the future must have to succeed. 

Combining online courses with an intensive 12-week residency at Columbia Law School’s New York City campus, the program enables you to spend minimal time away from home and still gain the advantage of studying global business law with many of the world’s most renowned scholars and practitioners in a city at the center of law and business.

Inside Columbia Law's Executive LL.M. Program

Executive LL.M. Class of 2023


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Upcoming Executive LL.M. Events

Featured Faculty

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David M. Schizer

  • Harvey R. Miller Professor of Law and Economics and Dean Emeritus

Anu Bradford

  • Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organization
Professor Lynnise Pantin

Lynnise Pantin

  • Pritzker Pucker Family Clinical Professor of Transactional Law; Vice Dean for Experiential Education