On Monday, March 25, the Career Services Department will be presenting International Law speaker Matt Wilson. The presentation will run from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in Room 455. Refreshments will be provided.
Mr. Wilson is the Associate Dean and General Counsel for Temple University’s Tokyo campus. He draws upon 20 years of international experience in legal, business, and educational matters in the U.S., Japan, the Philippines, and the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Prior to law school, he worked in Japan for Sony and Yokogawa Electric. During law school, Mr. Wilson interned for an international law firm on Saipan in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (Western Pacific). After law school, Mr. Wilson accepted a position with Akerman Senterfitt (Orlando office), where he handled a variety of international lawsuits involving intellectual property and commercial matters, cross-border transactions, and multinational clients.
His presentation will cover:
- Things that a law student can do during law school to get involved in transnational or international legal matters.
- The value of study abroad programs during law school, and the value he received from studying in Japan during law school.
- Conventional and unique international career opportunities for law students domestically in the U.S., Florida, overseas, and on tropical islands.
- How a U.S. educated law student can go about finding an internationally related legal job either domestically or overseas.
- How international experiences translate into networking, client development, and career opportunities in the U.S.
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