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Gayle Hyman

Gayle Hyman

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: August 28, 2019




Gayle Hyman is an attorney with extensive experience advising clients on corporate, securities, governance and international business matters. Most recently, she was the senior vice president of corporate affairs at Las Vegas Sands Corp. and has served in several other senior legal positions at Las Vegas Sands Corp., including as its general counsel.

Previously, Hyman was the deputy general counsel, finance and securities, at Allegheny Energy, Inc. Prior to that, she was a corporate attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Hong Kong and at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York. In addition, she has taught U.S. business law at law schools in Debrecen, Hungary, and in Moscow, Russia.

Hyman received her JD, magna cum laude, from New York Law School, her MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and her BA with distinction from Stanford University. She is a member of the board of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Nevada Chapter.  

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.

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Ariela Gross
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Ariela Gross has been elected as the new Chair of the Legal History Section of the American Association of Law Schools. 

Daniel Klerman
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“Legal Origin from Outer Space,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Claremont-McKenna College, Claremont, CA.

Thomas D. Lyon
November, 2019

Thomas Lyon commented on Roseanna Sommers’, “Commonsense Consent,” at the 14th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Claremont-McKenna College.