In this 6 to 8 page paper, you will address one aspect of how the law impacts a particular organization. You will select a business (profit or non-profit) to evaluate, such as any company with which you are familiar (i.e., family business, current or former employer, friend’s business,etc.). You must interview a person within the organization having knowledge about at least one legal aspect of the business (i.e., contracts, contract formation, risk allocation, HR and/or employee relations, intellectual property, dispute resolution, etc.).
The primary purpose of the paper is for you to learn in more detail about one area of law and how the organization complies with the law or handles legal risk. Your paper should generally include the following (generally a good paper structure; yet, not necessarily in this order):
Note – some organizations may not want to disclose current legal issues or risks to you. If so, you may discuss more general possible legal risks. Please do not include any information the organization considers confidential.