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Christopher Mardesich
USC Gould School of Law

Christopher Mardesich

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: August 25, 2019




Chris Mardesich was appointed the chief compliance officer for Molina Healthcare, Inc., a NYSE-traded national health organization that specializes in government-sponsored health care programs, in 2015. Prior to this role, he was the deputy general counsel for Molina Healthcare. Mardesich has also held key positions in the legal, compliance, risk and regulatory departments at four other health plans focused on matters related to health plan, business and corporate operations, as well as direct delivery systems (ambulatory and hospital). In addition to his law and compliance work, he was a consultant/ancillary staff at the RAND Corporation (Institute for Civil Justice) from 2001 through 2004. Mardesich earned his JD from the University of Richmond School of Law and his MPH from the UCLA School of Public Health.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Los Angeles Times
May 11, 2022
Re: Emily Ryo

Emily Ryo was interviewed about how immigration shortfalls, like soaring housing prices, are fueling California’s population drop. “A whole assortment of the service sector area has been tremendously affected by a lack of immigrant labor that we haven’t really seen and is just really unprecedented,” she said. “Immigrant labor has been a huge part of the long-term home care sector, and a decline in the population in California has had a significant effect.”

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Ariela Gross
March, 2022

“Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana,” Centre International de Recherches sur les Esclavages at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France.

Camille Gear Rich
March, 2022

“No More Boxes to Check: Imagining The Anti-Racist Law Firm,” NALP Annual Education Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Thomas D. Lyon
March, 2022

“Disclosure Among Child Abuse Victims” (with K. London and M. Eisen), Fourth Zoom Psychology and Law Symposium: Children in Legal Settings, Maastrict University, Maastricht, Netherlands.