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School of Law Commencement

2024 Commencement

Graduation 2023The School of Law's 2024 Commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 4 at 9 a.m. at UD Arena. To learn more about the ceremony, please see the list of Graduation Frequently Asked Questions.

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Graduation Academic Requirements

Graduates are responsible for ensuring that all academic requirements are met prior to the date of graduation.

View detailed information on graduation requirements

Graduation Speaker
Tejal Wadhwani '94

Tejal Wadhwani is a Managing Director and Co-Head of FICC Legal for the Americas at Goldman Sachs. Tejal serves as lead counsel to and manages a legal team that advises the Fixed Income, Currencies, Commodities and Structured Finance teams in the Global Markets and Investment Banking Divisions. Tejal serves as counsel to various capital and risk committees at Goldman Sachs. She is also co-head of the Global Legal Division People Development Committee and a sponsor on the Legal Division Black Vice President Career Development Program advisory team. Tejal joined Goldman Sachs as a managing director in 2017. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Tejal served as lead counsel for the Securitized Products Group at Morgan Stanley. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, she was a managing director at the Royal Bank of Scotland, where she held a similar role. Tejal serves on the Board of Directors of HELP for KIDS – Exchange Club Parenting Skills Center, whose mission is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect by providing home-based remedial and preventive intervention to abused and/or neglected children or those considered to be "at risk," and their families. Tejal earned a BA in Finance from Loyola University Chicago in 1991 and a JD from the University of Dayton School of Law in 1994.


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