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Carley Palmer

Carley Palmer

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: August 15, 2018

Carley Palmer is an assistant U.S. attorney in the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Section of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California. In that role, she investigates, indicts, and prosecutes complex cases involving international drug trafficking organizations, money launderers, and violent gangs. She also regularly appears in federal court.

Before joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, Palmer practiced white-collar and securities litigation at Dechert LLP in New York and clerked for U.S. Magistrate Judge Jay Gandhi.

Palmer studied English and Theater at Boston College and then attended NYU Law School. An oral advocacy enthusiast, she coached and competed in mock trial and moot court competitions for over a decade. She teaches Legal Writing and Advocacy at USC Gould School of Law.


The Wall Street Journal
April 23, 2019
Re: Edward Kleinbard

Edward Kleinbard was quoted about the legal standard Congress must meet to request President Trump's tax returns. "He's more than cleared any conceivable bar to obtain the returns and hold them in executive session," Kleinbard said.


Jonathan Barnett
February, 2019

"Antitrust Overreach: Undoing Cooperative Standardization in the Digital Economy," Michigan Technology Law Review.

Dorothy S. Lund
February, 2019

“Nonvoting Shares and Efficient Corporate Governance,” Law Faculty Workshop, Pepperdine School of Law, Malibu, CA.

Gregory Keating
February, 2019

Gregory Keating presented and commented on Margaret Gilberts' "Rights And Demands," at the Rights and Demands Conference held by the University of California, Irvine Center for Law and Philosophy.