USD School of Law Alumnus Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr. ’87 (JD) Named as Litigator of the Year

Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr. ’87 (JD) Named Litigator of the Year

Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr.

SAN DIEGO (December 9, 2019) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Alumnus Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., ’87 (JD), was named Litigator of the Year by The American Lawyer. Boutrous was recognized for his high-profile cases involving the rule of law and the First Amendment.

Boutrous is a partner in the office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Los Angeles and an experienced appellate lawyer who has argued hundreds of appeals in federal court. Boutrous is a fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and on the Advisory Board of the International Women’s Media Foundation.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD 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 law 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 22nd 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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