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Robert Lu
USC Gould School of Law

Robert Lu

Lecturer in Law

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA Room: 411A

Last Updated: July 17, 2019




As the head of the West Coast Litigation department of Reid & Wise LLP in Los Angeles, Robert Lu’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation cases. After graduating from USC Gould School of Law in 1998, he clerked for two federal judges, Judge Harry L. Hupp in the Central District of California, and then Judge Ferdinand F. Fernandez on the Ninth Circuit. He also spent four years with the United States Attorney's Office in the District of Arizona (Phoenix) working in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions. Aside from teaching legal writing and research at USC Gould, Lu has also has taught Civil Discovery at the UCLA Extension Paralegal Program, and is currently an adjunct professor at Glendale University College of Law, where he teaches courses in Torts and Civil Procedure. In his spare time he enjoys racing cars.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Bloomberg Government
June 22, 2022
Re: Franita Tolson

Franita Tolson was interviewed about how federal lawsuits from North Carolina, Alabama, and Arkansas test the limits of the Voting Rights Act, the boundaries of state government authority, and the ability of voting rights groups to file racial gerrymandering cases. “These doctrines and approaches in these cases fundamentally reset the rules of the game,” she said. “In 2030 we will live in a completely different world than we lived in in 2020, and 2020 was not favorable to minority voters at all.”

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