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(Webinar) Choosing a Form of Business Entity

Join students in the University of Chicago Law School’s Innovation Clinic and its director, Assistant Clinical Professor Emily Underwood, to learn about the considerations that startups should take into account when selecting a legal entity. We will discuss liability, management/governance, exits, tax, and other aspects of the decision-making process. The primary focus will be on limited liability companies and C corporations, but we will touch on S corporations, partnerships and sole proprietorships as well. We will also discuss high level steps to take to form an entity.

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This is part 1 of a 3-part series:

The Innovation Clinic is a pro bono legal services clinic staffed by second and third year law students from the University of Chicago Law School. We provide general, project-based legal assistance to start-ups and venture capital firms both within and outside of the University of Chicago ecosystem. For more information about the Innovation Clinic, visit or contact Emily Underwood at

Event Details
06. 24. 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation