About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-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.
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USC Gould helps prepare you for a stellar legal career. You can pursue a JD degree, one of our numerous graduate and international offerings, or an online degree or certificate.
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Last Updated: August 18, 2022
Warren Loui is an operating partner at Talino Venture Labs, a global venture studio for inclusive fintech. He recently retired as a corporate partner at Winston & Strawn LLP, where he was a member of the firm's opinion committee and diversity committee and co-founder and co-chair of the Winston Asian Leadership Initiative. His 40-year legal practice focused on corporate finance, including corporate lending, securitization, and capital raising for emerging companies. He has extensive experience in acquisition financings (including what was then the largest leveraged buyout financing) and the automobile, entertainment, and crypto industries.
His work represented issuers or placement agents in securitizing assets in transactions valued up to $6.5 billion, including: collateralized debt obligations; automobile loans; automobile leases; dealer floor plan loans; and trade receivables. He represented the lead investor in some of the first securitizations of life settlements, charged off credit cards and non-performing loans; the issuer in the first securitization of electronic automobile receivables and the first securitization under the Federal Reserve Board’s Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility; and the issuer in securitizations of film and television receivables.
His work also included representing a public company in its global receivables financing program, as well as an investor in the first-round financing of Broadcom Corporation; a telecommunications company in its venture capital investments; a Broadway theater in the formation of a Chinese joint venture; formation and financing work for an NBA agent, an open-source software incubator and a digital bank; co-location and financing arrangements for a bitcoin mining company and an international company in its United States entertainment investments.
Loui was listed among the top 40 corporate dealmakers in Los Angeles in the January 2011 issue of the Los Angeles Business Journal, as an expert in securitization in the International Financial Law Review’s 1000 World’s Leading Lawyers, and as a Super Lawyer for banking by Super Lawyers.
Loui is a past chairman of the board of the Weingart Center, which operates a transitional housing and social services facility in downtown Los Angeles and is pursuing a number of permanent supportive housing developments.
He is also co-owner of Cardinal Rule winery, based in Sonoma, Calif.; an active angel investor, including as a member of Gaingels, an LGBTQIA+Allies private investment syndicate; and trained with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology blackjack team.
Loui earned his JD and MBA from Stanford University, where he was associate editor of the Stanford Law Review. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from MIT. Loui is admitted to the state bars of California and New York.
FACULTY IN THE NEWS
Professor Jody Armour was interviewed by the New York Times about the recent policy brutality incident that led to the death of Tyre Nichols. “It’s not just a Black and white issue, but a Black and blue one. And when you put on that blue uniform, it often becomes the primary identity that drowns out any other identities that might compete with it," Armour said.
"Climate Adaptation in the United States." Frontiers in Marine Science 9 (2022) December. Special Topic: Ocean Governance and Climate Adaptation: Comparing Responses, Charting Future Courses.
"Why Parents' Interests Matter." Ethics 133 (forthcoming 2023): 271.
"The China Innovation Challenge." Center for Strategic & International Studies interview, Washington, D.C.