About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-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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Adam Hime '04 is Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs for Viacom Media Networks Global Entertainment Group, where he has also served as Senior Vice President and Head of West Coast Intellectual Property and Litigation. During his tenure with Viacom, Hime has been responsible for the negotiation of high-level production services, co-finance, executive producer, showrunner, talent and writer agreements, as well as oversight of production on numerous scripted and unscripted projects. Hime has also been responsible for the resolution and disposition of legal claims, and has served as lead in-house counsel for Viacom on several major litigations in state and federal court. Hime joined USC Gould School of Law as a lecturer in law in 2017, and also serves as an adjunct professor in Carnegie Mellon’s Masters in Entertainment Industry Management program. In 2009, Hime was recognized as a Rising Star in the areas of Entertainment and Intellectual Property law by Los Angeles Magazine. Prior to joining Viacom, Hime was a member of the litigation department at Irell and Manella LLP. Hime earned his JD, Order of the Coif, from USC Gould, where he received the Hon. Warren J. Ferguson Award and was an editor of the Southern California Law Review.
Sam Erman wrote an op-ed, "Devastation Without Representation in Puerto Rico," posted to The Los Angeles Times on September 20, 2018.
"Principles of Risk Imposition and the Priority of Avoiding Harm," Revus [Online] (2018).
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"Where Bias Lives in the Criminal Law and its Processes: How Judges and Jurors Socially Construct Black Criminals," American Journal of Criminal Law 45 (2018): 203.