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Business Law Section Membership

Join the leading network of business law professionals for access to content, networking, collaboration, and more.

The Value of Business Law Section Membership

Trusted Content

  • The Business Lawyer: Print and digital access to our quarterly journal with peer-reviewed analytical articles, current surveys, and in-depth case analysis.
  • Business Law Today: Our digital magazine offering curated content, including in-depth articles, quick summaries of each month’s key developments by practice area, checklists and other practical tools, and substantive videos.
  • Newsletters: The latest news from committees, including a deeper look at specific business law topics.
  • Substantive Videos: The Section has a wide array of video content, including the M&A Market Check video series, a collection of short, engaging videos on M&A market checks; and our Business Law Today video series highlights emerging trends and key insights in varied business law practice areas.

Top-Tier CLE Programming

  • Free CLE Library: Over 500 on-demand CLE programs covering every business law practice area, developed and presented by legal experts.
  • Live CLE Webinars: Monthly programs covering the complexities of complicated business law issues and focusing on the fundamental of business law practice areas, with interactive Q&A opportunities.

Unparalleled Meetings and Events

  • Section Fall and Spring Meetings: The Section’s two large meetings, featuring 50+ CLE programs and practice-specific substantive sessions, with in person and virtual participation options.
  • Practice-Specific Committee Meetings: Network with professionals in your practice area and learn about emerging business law trends and issues.

Valuable Connections

  • Section Committees: Our 50+ practice-specific substantive committees provide access to valuable resources including newsletters, webinars, substantive in-person and virtual meetings, and interactive discussion lists.
  • Collaboration Opportunities: Connect with lawyers from around the world to establish a global network of leading business law professionals, and access unique content development and leadership opportunities.

Career Advancement

  • Content Contribution: Increase your exposure and build your resume by participating on a CLE panel or authoring an article.
  • Section Initiatives:  Participate in the Section’s leadership and mentoring programs to fast-track your career.

Member Discounts

  • Savings: Members save 20%+ on books and events.

Member Rates
$75 / per year
Join or Renew
  • You must be an ABA member to join.
  • Select auto-renew for your membership to renew automatically each year.
  • Students can join up to 5 ABA groups for free.

What Leading Professionals are Saying

Membership puts me at the corner of what you know and who you know. Substantively, it makes me a better lawyer. Professionally, it’s a fantastic way to expand my network.

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Wilson Chu

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Not only do the Business Law Section meetings allow me stay abreast on key legal issues and developments, but they also provide an excellent platform to network with legal professionals within banking law and beyond.

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Shazia Ahmad

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

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