Luminaries in Law lecture series welcomes Fernando Laguarda

Thursday, 17 November 2022 at 04:30 PM

The law school is honored to welcome Fernando Laguarda as our guest for the Dean's Luminaries in Law Lecture & Conversation Series. He is the general counsel at AmeriCorps, the Corporation for National and Community Service. He will join in conversation with Dean Anthony E. Varona. Audience Q&A and a reception will follow.

Text: Luminaries in Law, Image: Fernando Laguarda
Text: Luminaries in Law, Image: Fernando Laguarda

About the speaker

Fernando Laguarda has been general counsel at AmeriCorps since January of 2021. Prior to government service, he was faculty director of the Program on Law and Government and a professor at American University Washington College of Law, where he taught and developed courses in administrative law, legislation, and antitrust, launched the law school’s LLM in legislation, and founded the nation's first student-centered initiative to study the work of government oversight.

Laguarda worked previously for nearly 10 years in the telecommunications industry and for 15 years as a partner at two different Washington, D.C. law firms focusing on technology and competition law. He helped found the National Network to End Domestic Violence and was recently appointed by President Biden to the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States.

About the Dean's Luminaries in Law Lecture & Conversation Series

This new lecture and conversation series brings to Seattle U Law nationally and internationally preeminent leaders from law practice, the judiciary, government, and the corporate world, to share their bold ideas about the future of law and the legal profession.

Event time

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 4:30‐5:30 p.m.

Reception to follow, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Event location

Room 110, Sullivan Hall, Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Sullivan Hall