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The Louisiana Business and Law Society, partnering with the Tax Society, will host Ryan. Our guests plan to give an overview of the firm, followed by examples of non-traditional career opportunities that arise from their work. Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect tax practice in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including audit defense, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and automation, tax appeals, tax compliance, and strategic planning. Ryan’s multi-disciplinary team of more than 1,600 professionals and associates serves over 9,000 clients in 40 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. Tuesday, March 25, at 12:40 p.m. in Room TBA. LUNCH WILL BE SERVED.

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Louisiana Tax Incentives and Economic Growth Series

The Louisiana Business and Law Society, partnering with the Entertainment Law Society as part of the Tax Incentive Series, invite all to attend a panel of professionals from Louisiana Economic Development. The Digital Media, Software Development and Motion Picture Investor Tax Incentives have driven Louisiana’s booming television and film industry as well as attracted major corporations such as IBM and EA Sports to the state. The panel will break down the tax incentives which have led to new industries and an explosion of job growth in Louisiana, their applicability to the legal field, and how a law degree can benefit those looking to enter the fields of economic development and tax law.

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Professional Photos

Louisiana Business and Law Society and Career Services will have a professional photographer on campus to take professional portraits of students from noon – 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 20. The photographer will be in the Room W301 taking students in the following order based on last names:
A-G from noon – 1:00 p.m.
H-O from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
P-Z from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Students should come with $20 cash or check and will fill out a contact form with the photographer, get their photos taken, and be emailed later in the day with the digital images to use at their discretion. These are perfect to be used for your LinkedIN or other professional networking. Take advantage of this opportunity to save money and enjoy this necessary expenditure for professional networking. Any questions, comments, or concerns can be directed to Fas Qayyum at or 630-750-5325.
*Room 301 is next to the Tucker Room. Students should take the elevator in the breezeway to the 4th floor and the room will be directly to their left upon exiting the elevator.
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LBLS proudly presents: The Executive Series

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Fall Networking Mixer

The Fall Newtorking Mixer at Walk-On’s™ was a wonderful event. This was the perfect opportunity to meet and mingle with our fellow business-minded peers from the E.J. Ourso College of Business. Stay tuned for details about our upcoming spring mixer. You are DEFINITELY not going to want to miss it!




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The Dual Degree Panel was a huge success. Follow the link below to watch a recording of the panel discussion.

Please e-mail LBLS ( if you have any questions regarding the panel, information concerning the class representative positions, or if you are interesting in joining our broadcast e-mail list





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Are you considering an MBA or Masters in Finance joint degree? Are you wondering whether it is worth your time and money? Join us at our Dual Degree Panel on Wednesday, September 18th at 12:40 pm in Room 106 where PMH faculty and alumni will discuss the value of getting an MBA or MSF in addition to a law degree. Panelists will also discuss career opportunities in the business world for law school graduates. Food will be served.

Panelists will include:

Wendi Loup – General Counsel at Lamar Advertising, JD with business background.

Mia Strong – Attorney at the Eaton Group, JD/MBA from PMH.

Kirk Fisher – Director of Business Process for the Deepwater Horizon Economic and Property Damage Settlement, Former COO, Director of Operations Business Manager of the Advocate, CEO of Fisher Real Estate, Partner at the Crescent City Group, Executive in Residence and MBA Instructor for Flores MBA program, MBA from LSU.

Professor Christina Sautter – Cynthia Felder Fayard Associate Professor of Law.


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The LA Business and Law Society is pleased to announce the newly-elected Board for 2013-2014:

President – Lydia Adeosun

Vice President – McClain Schonekas

Treasurer – Connor Long

Secretary – Anne Kathryn Hunter

Recruiting Coordinator – Bryce Addison

Congratulations to the new officers!

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March 7, 2012

“Spotlight on ERISA”

Wednesday, March 7, at 6 pm in Room 106

Howard Shapiro, Partner, Proskauer Rose & Charles Seemann, Partner, Proskauer Rose

Mr. Shapiro is a preeminent attorney in the areas of ERISA, Employee Benefits, and Executive Compensation.  Mr. Seemann, a LSU Law Alum, is also a renown ERISA attorney.

Proskauer Rose is a world-renown law firm with offices around the globe.  Professor Corbett will also contribute some words about the Department of Labor’s involvement with ERISA regulations.  We are very thrilled to be hosting such nationally prominent attorneys.

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