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Karen Ciccone

Karen Ciccone

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: July 20, 2019




Karen Ciccone is a lecturer in law at USC Gould School of Law. Her experience includes two decades of legal practice as a civil litigator in Los Angeles in the areas of business, banking, insurance and environmental law. She is currently counsel with Cermak & Inglin, and previously was a partner with the national law firm Akerman LLP. Prior to joining Akerman, she spent a decade as the general counsel and corporate secretary for MyRapidMD Corporation, handling all legal matters including negotiation of international licensing agreements, and as counsel for Occidental Petroleum Corporation. She received her BA from the University of California at Los Angeles and her JD from Loyola Law School.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

San Francisco Chronicle
April 14, 2021
Re: Jean Lantz Reisz

Jean Reisz was interviewed about the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco's rejection of an earlier U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals decision that denied asylum to Salvadoran sisters who were harassed by a gang. “Their journey to asylum has been difficult and longer than it should have been,” she said. The judge and the board “ignored the evidence and denied lifesaving relief to the twins based on unlawful conclusions” that the court has now overturned. The article also appeared in Microsoft News.

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Michael Simkovic
February, 2021

"Income Taxes and Work Hours," University of Virginia Law and Economics Workshop, University of Virginia Law School, Charlottesville, VA.

Dorothy S. Lund
February, 2021

“The Corporate Governance Machine” (with Elizabeth Pollman), 122 Columbia Law Review (forthcoming 2022)

Michael Simkovic
February, 2021

“Income Taxes & Work Hours,” Florida Tax Review.