USC Law Dean Inducted into the American College of Bankruptcy
Friday, Mar 23, 2012
By, Maria Iacobo
Robert K. Rasmussen, dean of the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, was inducted into the American College of Bankruptcy as a Fellow of the College in Washington, D.C. last week. The ceremony took place at the U.S. Supreme Court in the Great Hall, and it was presided over by Paul M. Singer, Chair of the College.
|Dean Robert K. Rasmussen|
Nominees are invited to join based on a record of achievement reflecting the highest standards of professionalism. The College has 789 Fellows, each selected by a Board of Regents from recommendations of the Circuit Admissions Council in each federal judicial circuit and specially appointed Committees for Judicial and Foreign Fellows.
Rasmussen's scholarly expertise focuses on the interaction of market forces and corporate reorganization law. He is the author or co-author of dozens of articles published in leading law journals including the “Supreme Court Review,” “Stanford Law Review,” “Michigan Law Review” and “Yale Law Journal.” Rasmussen joined USC Law as dean and Carl Mason Franklin Chair in Law in 2007 after 18 years on the faculty of Vanderbilt University Law School.
Dean Rasmussen earned his J.D. cum laude from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was comment editor of the “University of Chicago Law Review” and his B.A. magna cum laude from Loyola University of Chicago.