Professor Beatty worked for several years as a legal aid lawyer, concentrating in immigration law and general civil litigation. He then practiced in a private firm, where he concentrated in general civil litigation, including trials and appeals of tort, contract, employment and property cases. Jeffrey Beatty?s research expertise includes Constitutional Law, Torts, Contracts, and the Uniform Commercial Code. In April 1998, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) awarded Jeffrey Beatty the Charles Hewitt Award for excellence in teaching, presented annually to one professor in the United States. The highest honor for teaching conferred by the ALSB, this award is dedicated to the communication and recognition of creative teaching practices of Business Law. Professor Beatty is a two-time winner of the Beckwith Prize, Boston University?s highest undergraduate teaching award.Beatty, Jeffrey F. is the author of 'Business Law And the Legal Environment Standard Edition', published 2006 under ISBN 9780324303971 and ISBN 0324303971.