Alumna Jackie Lacey highlights USC Gould School of Law fundraising kickoff

Luminaries from the legal profession, including Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey ’82, gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Feb. 6 as the USC Gould School of Law kicked off its $150 million fundraising initiative. The gala event drew more than 200 friends, alumni, administrators, faculty and student leaders to the historic Vibiana in Los Angeles.

 USC Gould School of Law celebrated its history and planned for its future at a kickoff for its $150 million fundraising campaign. From left to right: Dean Robert K. Rasmussen, Provost Elizabeth Garrett, LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, USC Gould School of Law Board of Councilors chair Ken Doran, and USC President C. L. Max Nikias


USC Gould School of Law celebrated its history and planned for its future at a kickoff for its $150 million fundraising campaign. From left to right: Dean Robert K. Rasmussen, Provost Elizabeth Garrett, LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, USC Gould School of Law Board of Councilors chair Ken Doran, and USC President C. L. Max Nikias

USC President C. L. Max Nikias opened the evening’s festivities by pointing to the law school’s stellar reputation and commitment to legal innovation.

“With some of the best minds in the legal profession and some of the top experts in nearly every legal specialty, the USC Gould School of Law has an impressive reputation that makes it consistently among the finest in the nation,” Nikias said. “If you look at America’s most prominent law firms, you will find that many of the important positions of leadership are occupied by Trojans. And that makes all of us at USC very proud.”

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