David Nows


David Nows | Assistant Professor
Entrepreneurship | Grawn 176
david.nows@cmich.edu | 989-774-2624

J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School

B.A., University of Michigan

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David is an Assistant Professor in CMU's Entrepreneurship Department, and teaches undergraduate and masters level courses in law, entrepreneurship, and venture development. In addition to David's teaching duties, David takes an active role in CMU's New Venture Competition ("NVC"), helping to mentor student venture teams. David also serves as the faculty advisor for CMU's Enactus team.

David's research interests lie at the intersection of law and entrepreneurship.  Currently, David is working on research projects related to: (1) social entrepreneurship (namely with respect to Benefit Corporations); and (2) the legal aspects of entrepreneurship by acquisition.  David has completed articles forthcoming in the UMKC Law Review and the N.Y.U. Journal of Law & Business.

Prior to joining CMU, David was an attorney at Foster Swift Collins & Smith, P.C. in Lansing, Michigan, where he advised: (1) businesses of all sizes on mergers and acquisitions, and (2) start-up and emerging entities on the breadth of legal questions they face.


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