Committee Co-Chair Named “Legal Rebel”


Committee Co-Chair Named “Legal Rebel”

By Graham Hunt

09/10/13, 9:07 AM CT | Author: Tiffany Adams

The Co-Chair of the Business Law Education Committee, Karl Okamoto, was profiled as an ABA Journal Legal Rebel on September 4, 2013. Okamoto’s profile features his work developing LawMeets, a moot deal competition designed to give law students hands-on experience acting as buyer, seller, and client. Read the profile to learn more.


Okamoto is the Director of the Business and Entrepreneurship Law Program and a Professor of Law at Drexel University’s Earle Mack School of Law.

Okamoto was appointed Co-Chair of the Business Law Education Committee for a three-year term running from 2013 through 2016. He joins Co-Chair Katherine Koops, whose term will run through 2015.

Committee membership is free for Section members. Join the Business Law Education Committee today, or explore other substantive Committees.

The mission of the Business Law Education Committee is to facilitate the development of business law education at all levels. The Committee's focus includes the business school, law school, and other lawyer training contexts. The Committee seeks to encourage collaboration among practitioners, educators, and students from these different venues, particularly through joint programs with the substantive law committees."