Michael Fricke

Michael Fricke

Teaching Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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13 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-1024

mfricke2@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • JD, Magna Cum Laude, Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007
  • MBA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007
  • MA, Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2005
  • BA, Philosophy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001

Positions Held

  • Teaching Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018-2019
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017-2018
  • Partner, Cover, Shay & Fricke, LLP, 2012-2014
  • Managing Attorney, River City Title, LLC, 2011-2014,2012-2014
  • Partner, Cover, Evans, & Fricke, LLP, 2010-2014
  • Partner, Cover, Shay & Evans, LLP, 2010-2012
  • Associate, Husch Blackwell LLP, 2008-2010
  • Attorney, Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP, 2008-2010
  • Consultant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Office for Information Management, 2005-2007

Recent Publications

  • Fricke, M. (2016). The Case Against Income Tax Exemption for Nonprofits. St. John's Law Review, 89 (4), 1129-1184.
  • Lansing, P., Fricke, M., & Davis, S. (2009). The Ethics of Contingent Fees In Legal Service Business. Journal of The Legal Profession, 35.
  • Lansing, P., & Fricke, M. (2005). Pharmaceutical Advertising to Consumers: Corporate Profits v. Public Safety. Business and Professional Ethics Journal, 24 (3).

Other Publications

Honors and Awards

  • Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society Faculty Fellow, University of Illinois Gies College of Business, 2018 to present

Current Courses

  • The Legal Environment of Bus (BADM 300) Introduction to law and the legal system, litigation, contracts, business organizations, intellectual property, employment law and governmental regulation of business.
  • Ethical Dilemmas of Business (BADM 340) Examines business decision making and the role ethics plays in that process. Analysis of how managers behave and whether ethical choices are knowingly made or only realized thereafter. The object is to increase awareness of the moral dimension of business activity.This course satisfies the General Education Criteria for: Advanced Composition.
  • Bus Ethics Case Comp Team (BADM 395) Research and readings course for students majoring in business administration. May be taken by students in the college honors program in partial fulfillment of the honors requirements. May be repeated if topics vary. Not applicable to graduate or professional hours.
  • Illinois Bus Ethics Academy (BADM 395) Research and readings course for students majoring in business administration. May be taken by students in the college honors program in partial fulfillment of the honors requirements. May be repeated if topics vary. Not applicable to graduate or professional hours.
  • Corporate & Commercial Law (BADM 403) Advanced discussion of corporate and commercial law, including topics tested on the CPA exam: agency, contracts, debtor-creditor relationships, governmental regulation of business and business organizations. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.
  • BUS New Zealand:Ethics&SocResp (BUS 199) Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated.
  • Ethical Leadership (MBA 504) Presents additional management topics important to the study of business organizations and the economic landscapes within which they exist. Specific topics include financial management, global strategy, decision and risk analysis, leadership, and ethics. May be repeated in the same term.

Contact

13 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-1024

mfricke2@illinois.edu