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Peter Massumi

Peter Massumi

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Thursday, May 18, 2017

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

Peter Massumi teaches Corporate Finance at USC Gould School of Law and is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He focuses his practice in the areas of private equity, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance and general corporate counseling of public and private companies. Massumi primarily represents buyers, sellers and private equity funds and their portfolio companies in a variety of corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, public offerings, recapitulations, restructurings, and executive compensation matters.

Massumi received his BS in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his JD from Harvard Law School.


U.S. News & World Report
August 14, 2017
Re: Andrew T. Guzman

Dean Andrew Guzman was mentioned for joining deans of other law schools in a statement to the American Bar Association asserting that the GRE serves as a valid and reliable alternative assessment to the LSAT.


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.