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Robert Lu

Robert Lu

Lecturer in Law

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA Room: 411A

Last Updated: July 17, 2019




As the head of the West Coast Litigation department of Reid & Wise LLP in Los Angeles, Robert Lu’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation cases. After graduating from USC Gould School of Law in 1998, he clerked for two federal judges, Judge Harry L. Hupp in the Central District of California, and then Judge Ferdinand F. Fernandez on the Ninth Circuit. He also spent four years with the United States Attorney's Office in the District of Arizona (Phoenix) working in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions. Aside from teaching legal writing and research at USC Gould, Lu has also has taught Civil Discovery at the UCLA Extension Paralegal Program, and is currently an adjunct professor at Glendale University College of Law, where he teaches courses in Torts and Civil Procedure. In his spare time he enjoys racing cars.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Los Angeles Times
January 15, 2020
Re: Wayne Sandholtz

Wayne Sandholtz, a faculty member part of both USC Gould and USC Dornsife, wrote an op-ed discussing how Trump is “a few steps from becoming a new kind of autocrat –an elected one.” He analyzes how Trump’s strategies and actions mirror those of other elected autocrats, naming Viktor Orban, Vladimir Putin, and Rodrigo Duterte as examples.

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Ariela Gross
November, 2019

Ariela Gross has been elected as the new Chair of the Legal History Section of the American Association of Law Schools. 

Daniel Klerman
November, 2019

“Legal Origin from Outer Space,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Claremont-McKenna College, Claremont, CA.

Thomas D. Lyon
November, 2019

Thomas Lyon commented on Roseanna Sommers’, “Commonsense Consent,” at the 14th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Claremont-McKenna College.