About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
Learn about our rigorous and interdisciplinary curriculum, our invaluable experiential learning opportunities, and the breadth and depth of our specialized areas of concentration and certificate offerings.
- Student Life
Participate in an unparalleled learning experience with diversity of people and thought. Get involved in the law school community and participate in activities that enhance your studies.
We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
- Alumni and Giving
Alumni and Giving
The global Trojan network of more than 10,000 law alumni and donors include recognized leaders in numerous fields who are deeply committed to supporting student and law school success.
Law Firm Challenge Rules
Alumni and Giving
- ALUMNI AND GIVING
- ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
- LAW LEADERSHIP SOCIETY
- + ALUMNI EVENTS
- CLASS NOTES
- THE GOULD INITIATIVE
- GIVING TO USC GOULD
- PLANNED GIVING
- CLASS GIFT CAMPAIGN
- + LAW FIRM CHALLENGE
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What Counts Towards Participation:
Any monetary gift to USC Gould from alumni at participating firms made between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019 will be counted in the 2019 Challenge. This includes gifts to your law school class reunion, payments toward your 3L class gift, or payments on any other pledge to USC Gould.
Law Firm Challenge Dates:
The 2019 Law Firm Challenge officially kicks off in May 2019 and runs through June 30, 2019.
Who is Eligible:
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 Gifts Can Be Made:
- Online here
- Call 213-821-3560
- Text LFC to 91999 on your smartphone
- Mail a gift form to:
Development and Alumni Relations
USC Gould School of Law
699 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0071
How to Win the Challenge:
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.
All donors are acknowledged with a thank you letter. In addition, Dean Guzman visits participating firms throughout the year to thank them for their involvement in the Challenge. To request a visit at your firm, please contact Meghan Hoover at firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 821-6337.