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As the Managing Partner of Richie Litigation in Los Angeles, Robert Lu’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation cases. After graduating from USC Gould School of Law in 1998, he clerked for two federal judges, Judge Harry L. Hupp in the Central District of California, and then Judge Ferdinand F. Fernandez on the Ninth Circuit. He also spent four years with the United States Attorney's Office in the District of Arizona (Phoenix) working in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions. Aside from teaching legal writing and research at USC Gould, Lu has also has taught Civil Discovery at the UCLA Extension Paralegal Program, and is currently an Adjunct Professor at Glendale University College of Law, where he teaches courses in Torts and Civil Procedure. In his spare time he enjoys racing cars.
Edward Kleinbard wrote an op-ed, "Beware the Fine Print — a GOP Tax Cut for Small Businesses is More Like a Giveaway for the Rich", posted to The Los Angeles Times on November 13, 2017.
Gillian Hadfield's paper, "Privatizing Law: Is Rule of Law an Equilibrium Without Private Ordering?," was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for seven eJournals/topics.
Rebecca Brown attained SSRN's designation as being in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by all-time downloads.