Niles Pierson '15

Hometown: Moreno Valley, CA
Undergrad: UC Berkeley

I came to USC because of the national and regional reputation; I stayed because of the people. Since joining Gould, I've found it to be an intellectually enriching and socially stimulating environment. I've never before had the pleasure of meeting so many smart, hardworking people, who also know not to take themselves too seriously.

My time here has been positively serendipitous. I received a summer fellowship, which allowed me to intern with both a major law firm and the in-house law department of a private company. I have also worked as a professor’s research assistant and as a Southern California Law Review staff member. I've been active in student groups too, such as the Government Law Organization, Public Interest Law Foundation, and Black Law Student Association. These experiences have helped me hone my research skills and develop a professional network, the two most valuable assets any lawyer can have.

Commencement 2015

Commencement 2015

Judge Birotte gives address, Dean Rasmussen urges grads to “set the world ablaze.”

PILF Recognizes Students, Alums for Pro Bono Work

PILF Recognizes Students, Alums for Pro Bono Work

Students log more than 1,900 hours of volunteer time

USC Honors Gould Professor

USC Honors Gould Professor

Prof. Hannah Garry recognized for dedication to mentoring

USC Gould Reunion 2015

USC Gould Reunion 2015

Jun 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Juvenile LWOP Sentencing Forum

Juvenile LWOP Sentencing Forum

Jun 19, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Half Century Trojans Lunch

Half Century Trojans Lunch

Sep 22, 2015 at 10:30 AM

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Alan Kang

Alan Kang '04
Law Offices of Alan H. Kang
I've gained a much stronger grasp of the principles, concepts, and laws taught in class.