Wade Davis, Associate Professor of Business Law

Address: Morris Hall 253
Phone: 507-389-2207
Email: wade.davis@mnsu.edu

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TEACHING

  • Legal Environment of Business (BLAW 200)
  • Contracts, Sales and Professional Responsibility (BLAW 450)
  • Employment and Labor Law (BLAW 452)
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (BLAW 477)
  • International Law and Politics: European Study Tour (BLAW 492)
  • Negotiation (MBA 663)
  • Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (MBA 623)

PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE

  • Juris Doctorate, University of Iowa

  • Master’s of Arts, Arizona State University

  • Bachelor’s of Arts, California State University Sacramento

  • Licensed Attorney in the State Courts of Minnesota and Iowa, the United States District Court for Minnesota and Northern Iowa, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals 

RESEARCH

  • W. Davis & J. Magaldi (2019). “Into the Bowels of Hell”: Examining Social Media Defamation Law Through the Twitter Account of James Woods, Southern Law Journal.
  • J. Magaldi, J. Sales & W. Davis (2019). Let’s Play: Fair Use or Copyright Infringement? Journal of Critical Incidents.
  • W. Davis & D. Peterson (2019 update). Damages in Business Tort Actions Update, in Minnesota Business Disputes: Claims and Remedies (Minnesota CLE, 2d ed. 2015).
  • W. Davis (2018). Employee Raiding Claims and Defenses: A Teaching Case Study, Rocky Mountain Law Journal.
  • J. Magadali & W. Davis (2017). Trolling Twitter: Defamation in an On-Line World. Journal of Critical Incidents, 10, 106-108, n. 1-13.

COMMITMENT TO STUDENT SUCCESS

  • National Diversity Case Competition, Faculty Advisor

  • Minnesota State Mankato Undergraduate Research Council

SERVICE AND OUTREACH

  • Coordinator of Global Education for the College of Business

  • MSU Fellowship Advisory Board

  • MSU Global Education Advisory Council

  • Conciliation Court Referee for Blue Earth County Court

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Fulbright Specialist Roster, U.S. Department of State and Cultural Affairs (2019-23)
  • Named a “Minnesota Attorney of the Year” by Minnesota Lawyer
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