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Michael Valenza

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Michael Valenza

Michael Valenza

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Legal Studies in Business

Office: Alter Hall 412
Phone: 215.204.6682
E-mail: mvalenza@temple.edu

Michael Valenza joined the Fox School in 1981, after having been engaged as a litigator in complex civil matters in the Philadelphia area and also serving as associate corporate counsel for Philadelphia (now Independence) Blue Cross.  In addition to a law degree, Dr. Valenza holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations with a concentration in international economics and has pursued post-graduate education in estate planning.  He has taught law and real estate courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs of the Fox School, as well as teaching international business law at Temple’s Tokyo campus.  His research activities include such diverse areas as institutional liability issues, employer liability, international business liability issues, and real estate.  Dr. Valenza regularly counsels families with disabled children with regard to estate planning.  His most recent publications have appeared in The Pennsylvania Bar Quarterly, Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, and the University of California, Davis, Journal of Business Law.