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Dan Nabel

Dan Nabel

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: December 29, 2018




Dan Nabel is an in-house attorney at Riot Games. Nabel currently teaches “Topics in Entertainment: Video Game Law” and previously co-taught “Deposition Strategies and Techniques” for several years. In 2014-15, Nabel served as a visiting assistant clinical professor of law and the interim director of the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Clinic at the USC Gould School of Law. During that time, Nabel supervised law students in public interest cases as they counsel and represent policy-makers, artists, film-makers, innovators, game-makers, non-profit organizations, and others on a range of intellectual property and technology issues.

Nabel attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he received a BA in Global Studies and graduated with high honors. Nabel received his JD from USC Gould and is an alumnus of the Intellectual Property & Technology Clinic. After graduating from USC Gould, Nabel practiced law at Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger, LLP in Century City. While in private practice, Nabel successfully litigated dozens of cases and counseled clients on a wide range of topics, including real estate, business and intellectual property. He also published more than fifty articles in the Daily Journal and other trade publications.

Nabel has a strong commitment to public interest work. He has provided pro bono legal services to numerous clients of the Alliance for Children’s Rights and Public Counsel. Nabel also serves as a Director for CASA of Los Angeles — an organization dedicated to improving the lives of neglected and abused foster children with trained volunteer advocates.


 

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The New York Times
October 15, 2019
Re: Edward McCaffery

Edward McCaffery was quoted on the proposal of having the inheritance taxes on wealthy descendants. The article argued that there has been some issues with the estate tax that the number of descendants this tax applied to has dropped 99%. McCaffery described it as being almost a “voluntary tax.”

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