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Ross Kay

Ross Kay

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: January 9, 2018




Ross Kay teaches Transactional Due Diligence in the LLM program. Kay is senior vice president and general counsel at J.F. Shea Co., Inc. Shea is one of the oldest and largest privately held operations in the country and has earned a prominent position among real estate, construction and home building companies. Prior to his work at Shea, Kay was assistant general counsel at KB Home. He earned his JD degree from Santa Clara University School of Law.

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.

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