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Steve Yamaguchi

Steve Yamaguchi

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Telephone: (213) 740-7922
699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Steve Yamaguchi is university counsel in the Office of the General Counsel at USC and handles a wide variety of business transactions, contract negotiations and dispute resolution matters for various schools, departments and institutes within the university. He teaches reviewing and negotiating business contracts at USC Gould School of Law.  

Prior to joining USC, Yamaguchi practiced in Los Angeles and Tokyo with Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, LLP and also worked for the Tokyo law firm of Komatsu & Koma.

Yamaguchi holds a BA in Political Science and Japanese from Stanford University and a JD from Columbia Law School with a certificate in International Law.


March 20, 2018
Re: Jean Reisz

Jean Reisz was interviewed whether the city of Los Alamitos opting out of California's sanctuary state law serves as evidence that the law is in violation of federal law. "Whether or not Los Alamitos opted out, that's not evidence that these laws are in violation of federal law," said Reisz. "It's just showing the city isn't in support of it or doesn't want to follow it."


Robert K. Rasmussen
January, 2018

"Puerto Rico and the Netherworld of Sovereign Debt Restructuring," Workshop, Duke Law School, Durham, NC. 

Pauline Aranas
January, 2018

Pauline Aranas participated on a panel on "Effective Assessment:  Measuring Your Law Library's Impact" at the Association of American Law School's Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.

Pauline Aranas
January, 2018

Pauline Aranas concluded her year-year term on the Executive Committee of the Association of American Law School's Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information.