USD School of Law Professor Orly Lobel to Speak at the 24th Annual Frankel Lecture with the Houston Law Review

Professor Orly Lobel to Speak at the 24th Annual Frankel Lecture with the Houston Law Review

Warren Distinguished Professor of Law Orly Lobel

SAN DIEGO (October 24, 2019) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Warren Distinguished Professor of Law Orly Lobel is set to speak at the 24th Annual Frankel Lecture in Houston, Texas on October 25.

The Frankel Lecture is a prominent annual event hosted by the Houston Law Review. The event features a high-profile guest asked to speak about their latest research, with a pair of commentators to critique the research, providing opposing or tangential views. Lobel will be joined by moderator Dave Fagundes, Baker Botts LLP Professor of Law and Assistant Dean for Faculty Development, University of Houston Law Center, commentators Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Associate Professor of Law and Justin M. Roach, Jr., Faculty Scholar, Stanford Law School and Todd Rakoff, Byrne Professor of Administrative Law, Harvard Law School.

This year, Lobel will present her research on issues of human capital law and its impacts on equality. Both Lobel’s article, Exit, Voice and Innovation: How Human Capital Law Impacts Equality (and How Inequality Hurts Growth) and the subsequent commentaries are to be posted in the next edition of the Houston Law Review.

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About Professor Orly Lobel

 Warren Distinguished Professor of  Law Orly Lobel’s areas of expertise include Intellectual Property, Employment and Labor Law, Government Agencies, Employment Discrimination, and Regulation. She has received numerous awards in recent years including the Thorsnes Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship and the Irving Oberman Memorial Award. Her two latest books have won several prestigious awards.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school's faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 29th nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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