About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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USC Gould helps prepare you for a stellar legal career. You can pursue a JD degree, one of our numerous graduate and international offerings, or an online degree or certificate.
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We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
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Last Updated: August 10, 2021
Eddie A. Jauregui is a litigation partner at Holland & Knight LLP in Los Angeles and member of the firm's white collar defense and investigations team. Jauregui served as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) in the Central District of California from 2014-2020. During his tenure as a federal prosecutor, Jauregui prosecuted some of the U.S. Attorney’s Office most high profile and complex fraud and corruption cases, including the prosecutions of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and Undersheriff Paul Tanaka for obstruction of justice in connection with a civil rights investigation of the L.A. County jails. In 2018, he and his trial partners received the California Lawyer of the Year Award for their work on the L.A. County Sheriff’s cases. Jauregui was a member of the U.S. Attorney’s Office’s Major Frauds Section for several years before being appointed deputy chief in the General Crimes Section, where he trained and supervised new prosecutors handling all types of federal criminal cases.
Prior to his government service, Jauregui practiced at Jenner & Block in New York and Los Angeles. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and recipient of the Valentin Wertheimer and Allen Morrow Prizes. In law school, Jauregui served as an extern to then-Judge Sonia Sotomayor of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals; upon graduating, he served as a law clerk to the Hon. Jan E. DuBois of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Jauregui holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Occidental College.
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Michael Simkovic recently discussed how many crypto firms are working to reorganize after the economic market downturns. “Cryptocurrency firms basically have to answer the question, ‘What is the value that they provide that existing financial institutions cannot provide just as well,’” Simkovic said.
"Climate Adaptation in the United States," 9 Frontiers in Marine Science, Special Topic: Ocean Governance and Climate Adaptation: Comparing Responses, Charting Future Courses (2022).
"Why Parents' Interests Matter," 133 Ethics 271 (Forthcoming 2023).
"The China Innovation Challenge," Center for Strategic & International Studies, Washington, D.C., December 9, 2022.