Experts Directory

Directory Search

USC Gould School of Law faculty are available to talk with members of the news media on a variety of topics. You can search by name, title, or area of expertise; if you need further assistance, please contact Gilien Silsby, Director of Media Relations, at 213-740-9690 (office), 213-500-8673 (cell) or gsilsby@law.usc.edu.

To view a complete list of all experts, click here. You may also search by name, title, or area of expertise.


Featured Faculty Expert

Daria Roithmayr

Daria Roithmayr

George T. and Harriet E. Pfleger Chair in Law


Specialization: An expert on hate crimes, affirmative action and immigration reform

Phone: (213) 740-6228


Areas of Expertise:

  • hate speech and hate crimes
  • affirmative action
  • feminist issues
  • racial discrimination
  • sexual harassment
  • immigration reform
  • race in politics
  • education and urban development
  • presidential and congressional politics
  • Supreme Court nominations
  • civil litigation
  • white-collar crime
  • evidence questions at trial
  • tobacco litigation

More Info

Faculty Experts

Refresh page for more experts


Robert K. Rasmussen

Robert K. Rasmussen

Dean and Carl Mason Franklin Chair in Law, and
Professor of Law and Political Science


Specialization: Expert in bankruptcy and corporate reorganization

Phone: (213) 740-6473


Areas of Expertise:

  • bankrutpcy law
  • corporate reorganizations
  • contract law
  • commercial law
  • how financial markets affect corporate restructuring

More Info

Rebecca Lonergan

Rebecca Lonergan

Associate Professor of Legal Writing and Advocacy, and Associate Director of Legal Writing and Advocacy Program


Specialization: Expert in public corruption, fraud offenses and national security law

Phone: (213) 740-5599


Areas of Expertise:

  • fraud against government agencies
  • corporate fraud
  • environmental crimes
  • tax evasion
  • police and public corruption
  • civil rights offenses including slavery
  • prostitution and excessive police force
  • trial advocacy including courtroom techniques
  • cross examination
  • United States Attorney's Offices
  • Department of Justice and FBI
  • wiretaps and search warrants
  • electronic surveillance and subpoenas
  • grand jury investigations narcotics
  • Organized crime and RICO
  • Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) medical marijuana
  • national security law including classified information
  • homeland security and espionage laws foreign intelligence
  • international crimes and extraditions
  • counter-terrorism prosecutions
  • the Mann Act
  • WikiLeaks

More Info


Directory Search

USC Gould School of Law faculty are available to talk with members of the news media on a variety of topics. You can search by name, title, or area of expertise; if you need further assistance, please contact Gilien Silsby, Director of Media Relations, at 213-740-9690 (office), 213-500-8673 (cell) or gsilsby@law.usc.edu.

To view a complete list of all experts, click here. You may also search by name, title, or area of expertise.


NEWS & EVENTS

Sports and Law Team Up

Students hear how two lawyers broke into sports management more

Watson Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Scholar is a leading philosopher more

Alumnus Spins the 'Wheel of Fortune'

Elliot Rozenberg '13 earns cash prize more