L. Song Richardson

L. Song Richardson

Dean, UCI School of Law

WHY: Named the second dean of prestigious UC Irvine School of Law in 2018, taking over from founding dean Erwin Chemerinsky.

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RECENT: In August, UCI Law welcomed 158 J.D. students, 42 L.L.M. students and nine inaugural students into its Graduate Tax Program, which recently partnered with Alteryx.

QUOTABLE: “It’s rare to find an elite law school with a world-class faculty that excels at both teaching and scholarship ... and a commitment to creating and disseminating knowledge that improves lives and communities around the world.”

FUN FACTS: Harvard College; Yale Law. Husband, Kurt Kieffer.

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