Helping USD Score One for the Law School Team in This Year's Big Give Campaign

Big Give Challenge Donors

SAN DIEGO (March 3, 2021) –  Generous alumni have already joined the team. They have been fitted for their jerseys and they have taken their first swing to hit a homerun as Big Give Challenge Donors. They have collectively donated $150,000 in Challenge Gifts!!!

Eight years into this exciting annual fundraising challenge and alumni continue to hit it out of the park so get ready to join in the fun and play to win!

We are extremely lucky to have the support of Challenge Gift Donors who are here to inspire alumni giving to equal their initial support for Big Give 2021! Thank you to:

  • Richard Bartell ’75 - Bartell Hotels
  • Professor David Brennan ’03 and The Honorable Louisa S Porter ’77
  • Erin F. Giglia ’01 and Laurie G. Rowen ’04 - Montage Legal Group
  • John Henkel ’77 - Linden Root Dickinson Foundation
  • Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • Michael Kaplan '72
  • Kim Koro ’86
  • James R. McCormick, Jr. ’97 - Delphi Law Group LLP
  • Jack McGrory ’81 and Una Davis
  • Virginia C. Nelson ’79 and Mark W. Andrews
  • Dean Robert A. Schapiro and Dr. Lillian G. Schapiro
  • Former Congresswoman Lynn Schenk ’70
  • Ronson J. Shamoun ’98, ’02, ’03 - RJS Law-A Tax Law Firm
  • Annsley and George Strong ’74
  • Anonymous Donor

Class Captains for each graduating class year from 1965 to 2021 will rally their team as we round the bases towards our Big Give funding goals. So, be on the lookout this month for an email from your Class Captain with all the details!

The Big Give is next month, Wednesday, April 7 - Thursday April 8, and kicks off with the Big Give Bash on Tuesday, April 6.

Learn more and email Jeanette Nichols, Assistant Director for School of Law Annual Giving, to join the roster. 

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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