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Laura Fry

Laura Fry

Director of Externship Programs and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

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Laura Fry directs USC Gould's externship offerings and teaches externship classes. She graduated from USC Gould in 1992, as the second recipient of the Irmas Fellowship in Public Interest Law. Before returning to USC in 2016, Fry worked at UC Irvine School of Law, where she directed the school’s externship program.

Prior to moving to academia, Fry practiced at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, where she specialized in family law. In 2008 she received Family Law Award for Direct Representation from the Legal Aid Association of California. During her years in legal services, Fry also advocated in the areas of government benefits, particularly on electronic access, employment and access to health care.

Fry has a master’s degree in music history from the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree in music from the University of Maryland.
 

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

San Francisco Chronicle
September 14, 2017
Re: Lisa Klerman

Lisa Klerman was quoted on the rising number of lawsuits by women alleging inequality in pay compared to men and on the challenges in presenting such cases to a court. “If it merits a differential in pay, then the employer can pay the different rate without running afoul of the equal-pay laws,” Klerman said.

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Daniel Klerman
June, 2017

“Economics of Legal History.” In The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Vol. 3: Public Law and Legal Institutions, edited by Francesco Parisi. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Edward McCaffery
June, 2017

“Taxing Wealth Seriously.” Tax Law Review 70 (2017): 305.

Edward Kleinbard
June, 2017

“Reinventing Business Taxation: The Dual Business Enterprise Income Tax,” posted to SSRN.