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Law Firm Challenge Rules
Alumni and Giving

What Counts Towards Participation:

Any monetary gift to USC Gould from alumni at participating firms made between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017 will be counted in the 2017 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 2017 Law Firm Challenge officially kicks off May 4, 2017 and runs through June 30, 2017.

Who is Eligible:

Any firm, corporation or organization employing two or more USC Gould alumni is eligible to participate in the Law Firm Challenge if they have at least one person willing to serve as a Challenge Representative.

Competition Categories:

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 or Fax a gift form to:
    USC Gould School of Law
    Development & Graduate Relations
    1149 South Hill Street
    Suite 340
    Los Angeles, CA 90015
    Fax: (213) 821-3581

How to Win the Challenge:

Firms and organizations win when they reach 100% participation, meaning every alumni employee has made a gift of any amount 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 Allison Edinger at or (213) 821-3584.