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Law Firm Challenge

Join fellow Trojan colleagues in this annual tradition of giving back.

The Law Firm Challenge is an annual giving drive which brings together hundreds of alumni across law firms and organizations worldwide to raise critical support for the law school. Every dollar raised helps build up USC Gould's excellence and ability to provide students with an outstanding legal education.

Show your Pride

  • Improve Participation and Support
    By participating in the challenge, you help raise alumni participation rates and demonstrate to current and future students the value alumni place on their law school. This helps USC Gould to compete for the best students and faculty and maintain our elite status among the nation's law schools.
  • Strengthen the Trojan Family Network
    The challenge taps into the legendary USC Gould Alumni network, providing an opportunity to unite where you work under the common purpose of supporting your law school in a friendly competition. Your participation sends a critical message to fellow alumni and the entire legal community: Our alumni give back.
  • Promote Your Law Firm or Organization
    USC Gould proudly acknowledges participating organizations on our website, social media channels, and publications. We want our community to know the good work your firm is doing at USC Gould.

Rules & Eligibility

The Challenge runs every spring, ending on June 30 each year.

  • Any gift to USC Gould from alumni at participating firms made between July 1, 2023 and June 30, 2024 will be counted in the 2024 Challenge.
  • Any firm, corporation or organization employing two or more USC Gould alumni is eligible to participate in the Law Firm Challenge. At least one alum must be willing to serve as a Challenge Representative.
  • Firms compete in 3 groups based on the number of alumni employees: Group I (25 or more alumni), Group II (11 - 24 alumni) and Group III (2 - 10 alumni).

How to Win

Firms and organizations win when they reach 100% participation, meaning every alumnus at the firm has made a gift to USC Gould during the Challenge. Gifts can be made in several ways:

  • Give online
  • Call 213-821-3560
  • Text LFC to 91999


We proudly thank all of our participating firms in Gould publications and social media platforms. Special recognition will be given to our winning firms, those that reach 100% alumni participation. In addition, the Dean hosts gatherings at participating firms throughout the year to thank them for their participation in the Challenge.

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