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Romain Lorentz

Participating Adjunct

Dr. Romain Lorentz is a Participating Adjunct Professor in the Ethics and Business Law Department, Opus College of Business, University of St Thomas. He joined the University of St Thomas in 2006. Prior to that, he taught U.S. law at the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, France, where he was also coordinating the LL.M. Program in French and European Business Law. Dr. Lorentz worked for 3 years at Thomson-Reuters, where he participated in the launch of the new Westlaw Edge platform. He currently collaborates with major law firms on complex cases, and he works as a test author and subject-matter expert for EBSCO LearningExpress. In addition, Dr. Lorentz serves as the Secretary of the Board of Directors of Chloe's Fight Rare Disease Foundation, as well as Chair of the Board of Directors of Notre École French Immersion School in Golden Valley, MN. Romain Lorentz has been the co-host and program engineer of the weekly show Bonjour Minnesota on KFAI Radio for 5 years.

His research interests include intellectual property law, Internet law, European Union law, torts and comparative law. He currently collaborates with the think tank The Continental Law Initiative on a study commissioned by the French Minister of Foreign Affairs on the Assets of Continental Law as a Factor of Development. He was named 2012 Gaylord Jentz Scholar by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. He has been presenting his research at academic conferences in the US and Europe. He holds a Maîtrise in Law (J.D.) from the University of Orléans (France), a D.E.A. (LL.M.) in Comparative Law and a Doctorate in Comparative Private Law (J.S.D.) from the Universities of Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) and Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) (Paris, France).