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Preston Hopson

Preston Hopson

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Thursday, December 1, 2016

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




Preston Hopson is Assistant General Counsel at AECOM, a Fortune 500 provider of professional technical and management support services with approximately 95,000 employees around the world.   At AECOM, he handles M&A, securities, finance, real estate, corporate governance and other transactional legal matters for the company. 
 
Prior to joining AECOM in 2008, Hopson was a corporate and securities lawyer with the firm of O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Los Angeles.  He also served as a law clerk to the Hon. Raymond C. Fisher on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
 
Hopson holds both a BA in Ethics, Politics and Economics and JD from Yale University. He is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel Southern California Chapter Board of Directors and a member of the Leadership Council of the Posse Scholarship Foundation.  

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