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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, 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.

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 a gift form to:
    Development and Alumni Relations
    USC Gould School of Law
    699 Exposition Boulevard
    Suite 300
    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 mhoover@law.usc.edu or (213) 821-6337.