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Elaine Zhong
USC Gould School of Law

Elaine Zhong

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: August 23, 2018




Elaine Zhong is currently a deputy city attorney at the Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney, where she focuses on housing law. Previously, she was litigation associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. She was also a term law clerk to the Honorable Ronald S.W. Lew of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles. Outside of her practice, she sits on the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Judicial Appointments Committee and the California Lawyers Association - Committee on Federal Courts.

She earned her BA from UC Berkeley, and JD from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she was an editor of the Hastings Law Journal and teaching assistant in the Legal Writing and Research program.

  

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.