Student Specializations

At UCLA Law, J.D. students can elect to pursue curricular specializations in nine areas; the school also offers ten LL.M. specializations and eight specializations for M.L.S. students.

Specializations for members of the Class of 2024 are listed below. (Note that this list is subject to change and that specializations are not final or official until posted on UCLA Law transcripts and diplomas this summer.)

Specializations

  • Business Law & Policy (Includes Taxation Law and Specific Tracks)

    J.D. Graduates - Business Law

    • Anderson, Robert N.
    • Andrei, Blanca
    • Archer, Jonathan David
    • Auer, Joseph Edmund, Jr.
    • Bass, Parris Harlen Akimoto
    • Baumberger, Griffin
    • Bjazevich, Hunter M.
    • Choi, Jason
    • Dong, Jane
    • Druckman, Joseph
    • Duffy, Ryan
    • Frost, Cole H.
    • George, Ryan B.
    • Graney, Richard D.
    • Grossenbacher, Christian C.
    • Ha, Seung Won
    • Harriott, Tyree Malik
    • Hasan, Dean R.
    • Karapetyan, Rubina
    • Litke, Sarah Nicole
    • Maeder, Matthew R.
    • Musgrave, Walter
    • Pettinga, Emma L.
    • Reedy, John W.
    • Russell, Alexis N.
    • Santoro, Jack
    • Smith, Sheridan A.
    • Stern, Mark Patrick
    • Strohmann, Christina H.
    • Teichberg, Samuel Z.
    • Wade, Amanda Malia
    • Wiggans, Abigail Martha
    • Wu, William
    • Zeino, Sammy Colby

    J.D. Graduates - Taxation Law

    • Auer, Joseph Edmund, Jr.
    • Bronstein, Andrew M.
    • Cohen, Shanee
    • Duffy, Ryan
    • Liu, Crystal
    • Neufeld, Abbie
    • Newsom, Alexandra Jasmine
    • Reed, Hannah M.
    • Santoro, Jack
    • Sperling, Micah Baram
    • Wu, William

    LL.M. Graduates - Bankruptcy Track

    • Carrasco Jashes, Leopoldo
    • Hanif, Abhirama Haidar

    LL.M. Graduates - Business Law Track

    • Adouvi, Victoria
    • Al Kabban, Sara
    • Alsagga, Lubna
    • Behnke, Jessica
    • Brauns, Alexander
    • Chang, Yu-Hsuan
    • Chen, Fan
    • Cheon, Youngseok
    • Chu, Yan
    • Dayioglu, Defne
    • Duan, Lainey
    • Estrella, Beatriz
    • Fernandez Morales, Juan Camilo
    • Gabel, Heike
    • Gasperini, Luiza
    • Gocmen, Sule
    • Halim, Lara
    • Honan, Esme
    • Ibarrola, Diego
    • Jais, Céline
    • Jang, Sunghyun
    • Jung, Kyuchul
    • Khan, Sabrina Aziz
    • Kim, Tae Kyung
    • Krümpelmann, Max
    • Kwon, Gubuem
    • Lee, Yu-Hsin
    • Lim Ziyun, Johanna
    • Lin, Tzu-Hsiang
    • Marciniak, Celia
    • Nadali, Negin
    • Naranjo-Fernandez, Joel
    • Pu, Zhuoer
    • Schembri, Ricardo
    • Schifferle, Lukas
    • Shima, Naoki
    • Shin, Jong Won
    • Shu, Diyun
    • Toki, Takeru
    • Wu, Muchen
    • Zhou, Wenqi
    • Zou, Zeshun

    LL.M. Graduates - Securities Regulation Track

    • Chen, Feifan
    • Chen, Xingcheng
    • Iteya, Yuichi
    • Ju, Seonghwan
    • Murao, Yuki
    • Naranjo-Fernandez, Ricardo
    • Oyama, Goki
    • Park, Bongkyu
    • Paro, Andrea
    • Vénitien, Clémence

    LL.M. Graduates - Tax Track

    • Davidson, Rafaella
    • Jo, Sangmi
    • Kapoor, Bhavyata
    • Kaushik, Divya
    • Kobayakawa, Taishin
    • Lee, Sungwon
    • Maher-Balduf, Amanda
    • Panjhazari, Gaganbir
    • Salazar Morato, Laura

    M.L.S. Graduates - Business Law

    • Amin, Mojgan
    • Arceo, Peter
    • Cascavita, CeeCee
    • Choy, Christina
    • Johansen, James
    • Katz, Lingyi
    • Li, Madison
    • Magna, Dovid
    • Rodriguez, Christine
    • Simon, Ari
    • Singh, Rajdeep
    • Turner, Ismail
    • Wang, Xien
    • Zhao, Jiaqi
  • Critical Race Studies

    J.D. Graduates

    • Borbon, Michelle V.
    • Cho, Jordyn
    • Cretcher, Aleja Maria
    • De Monet, Adam
    • Deng, Andrew C.
    • Denny, Rachael Elisabeth Siege
    • Dimapasoc, Brandon J.
    • Engler, Emma N.
    • Forbis, Whitney Dayvault
    • Gaylin, Joseph P.
    • Geiderman, Abraham Paul
    • Groves, Kyle A.
    • Harris, Skylar U.
    • Hirata, Katharine M.
    • Horky, Carson Annabelle
    • Hsi, Kristy
    • Islam, Haneen
    • Jalali-Yazdi, Shireen
    • Joseph, Tess Hana
    • Khakh, Sareen K.
    • Kline, Kennedy Ann
    • Kuckertz, Rita E.
    • Lakshmi, Sanjana S.
    • Laux, Cody L.
    • Lee, Isabella M.
    • Mangold, Jessica Carly
    • Marino, Thomas M.
    • Martinez, Brisely
    • Matsutsuyu, Erin
    • Matthews, Kelly
    • Matthews, Sahana Lexie
    • McKinney, Carson S.
    • Medler, Sabrina Marie
    • Mims, Kamilah M.
    • Murillo, Luz A.
    • Narula, Anjali Nicole
    • Nguyen, Linhchi
    • Nyberg, Peter O.
    • Paul, Sheena
    • Peng, Richard Z.
    • Phillips, Amethyst E.
    • Quach, Irene Truong
    • Ratnarajah, Daphne R.
    • Shammaa, Sarah
    • Silberstein, Emily Platt
    • Smith, Sheridan A.
    • Tejadilla, Nadine
    • Tran, Minh-Khoa
    • Williams, Grant Thomas
    • Wilson, Nicholas A.
    • Young, Katharine Grace
    • Zepeda, Evan Mitchell
    • Zhao, David

    LL.M. Graduates

    • Poursafar, Sara
  • Employment & Human Resources Law

    M.L.S. Graduates

    • Enciso, Elias
    • Kirrin, Laura
    • Llamas-Cardenas, Miriana
    • Smith, Chavon
    • Trotter, Clifton
  • Entertainment & Media Law

    J.D. Graduates - Media, Entertainment, Technology & Sports Law

    • Aranda, Elias Javier
    • Barretto, Jenny
    • Bass, Parris Harlen Akimoto
    • Baumberger, Griffin
    • Berghash, Ilana S.
    • Birkenfeld-Malpass, Gennifer E.
    • Bittinger, Kimberly
    • Bobber, Meredith Grace
    • Citron, Matthew
    • Cooke, Amanda
    • Corti Maderna, Delfina
    • Crousore, Noah Robert
    • Cuevas, Courtland Kristoff
    • Dieffenbach, Megan
    • Emeney, Tyler P.
    • Frankel, Lance
    • Goguillon, Edouard Jean-Claude
    • Hajdin, Jeffrey David
    • Hare, Jesse Christopher
    • Hsi, Kristy
    • Islam, Haneen
    • Juels, Wesley
    • Kinder, Ashley N.
    • Kirmser, Alec
    • Koolik, Alan E.
    • Magee, James M.
    • Mazzilli, Ryan P.
    • Meccia, Kristina
    • Ratnarajah, Daphne R.
    • Rau, Natalie D.
    • Safai, Natalie D.
    • Sandoval, Jose R., Jr.
    • Saneii, Cameron Kian
    • Shankar, Thaara Sumithra
    • Smith, Abigail
    • Smith, Jake
    • Stringer, Mia Ashley
    • Strohmann, Christina H.
    • Sun, Yan
    • Susas, Juliann Morgan
    • Swift, Stephanie Michelle
    • Tayback, Olivia C.
    • Winningham, Jacob R.

    LL.M. Graduates - Media, Entertainment, Technology, and Sports Law & Policy

    • Akkum, Eda Su
    • Al Kabban, Sara
    • Arthur, Madonna
    • Au-Yeung, Tsz Chung
    • Azmi, Riasat
    • Busboom, Fabienne
    • Busch, Britta
    • Cassavetti, Zoe
    • Dame, Fabian
    • Dong, Yuerong
    • Duan, Catherine
    • Duan, Lainey
    • Dubey, Arushi
    • Fukuhara, Yujiro
    • Gasperini, Luiza
    • Giordano, Isabela
    • Gone, Srimahee
    • González, Pablo
    • Hamasaki, Shota
    • Hwang, Yerim
    • Jang, Kyu Cheol
    • Juarez, Tiffany
    • Kim, Junwoo
    • Krümpelmann, Max
    • Lee, Sangjae
    • Lemir Saravia, Juan Pablo
    • Lim Ziyun, Johanna
    • Lin, Yingjie
    • Madden, Roisin
    • Maier, Franziska
    • Malik, Tammana
    • Martinovic, Kristina
    • Maruyama, Yuki
    • Mathew, Eleena
    • Mo, Yan
    • Mohamed, Iqra
    • Nagraj, Vishakha
    • Oelmann, Freya
    • Ormanci, Mahmut
    • Panjhazari, Gaganbir
    • Parcha, Mayukha
    • Park, Jinsun
    • Qi, Miaobei
    • Rao, Nityanshi
    • Sakane, Daisuke
    • Santin Padilla, Diego
    • Schifferle, Lukas
    • Schütz, Elias
    • Shimoni, Aviel
    • Shin, Hyun Jin
    • Shu, Diyun
    • Sidaoui, Jarna
    • Siriwardhane, Yugan
    • Takayama, Daizo
    • Tomita, Jun
    • Tompaku, Deekshitha
    • Vorobyeva, Maria
    • Wang, Haowen
    • Wu, Yijing
    • Zhou, Wenqi
    • Zuo, Tianyi

    M.L.S. Graduates - Entertainment & Media Law

    • Carter, Davia
    • Hawkins, Stephanie
    • Idehen, Valerie
    • Johnston, George
    • Mecl, Alexander
    • New-Smith, Jackson
    • Park, Younghee
    • Rivera, Katy
    • Schwindt, George
    • Wolfe, Garrett
  • Environmental Law

    J.D. Graduates

    • Alston, Seth
    • Anderson, Ashley
    • Barnes, Emmett
    • Burwell, Shara Elise
    • Caldwell, Naomi R.
    • Carli, Alice
    • Chun-Moy, Meleana
    • Cliff, Evelyn
    • Cretcher, Aleja
    • Fattor, Leah
    • Harris, Bailey
    • Harris, Skylar U.
    • Khan, Akif Ullah
    • Krafcik, Annika K.
    • McAleer, Owen
    • Nager, Elana
    • Nugent, Olivia
    • Rosenfeld, Gabrielle S.
    • Stipanov, Kristen
    • Thomas, Evan G.
    • Yeager, Samantha

    LL.M. Graduates

    • Bijeljac, Aleksandra
    • Cruzat, Jaime
    • Kobayakawa, Taishin
    • Pöhlmann, Marinus
    • Rodriguez Gomez, Noelia
  • Government and National Security Law

    M.L.S. Graduates

    • Fathul Rahman, Hazim
    • Sanchez, Jennifer
  • Health Law & Policy

    M.L.S. Graduates

    • Bentley, Emma
    • Gertmenian, Socorro
    • Leiviska, Raija
    • Miller, Melanie
    • Quintanilla, Nancy
    • Sample, Hannah
    • Santos, Paula
    • Selogie, Eileen
  • Human Rights

    LL.M. Graduates

    • Daliani, Foteini
    • Rao, Deeptha Velliyur
    • Schapfeld, Katharina
    • Schmidt, Freya
    • Sharma, Shreyashi
  • Individualized and Self-Designed Specializations

    LL.M. Graduates

    • Adouvi, Victoria - International and Comparative Criminal Law
    • Ebrahim, Rassa - International Tax and Estate Planning
    • Gabel, Heike - Employment Law
    • Gropengiesser, Lucas - Employment Law
    • Hartmann, Luisa - Criminal Law and Procedure
    • Ibarrola, Diego - Energy Law
    • Macnamara-Hammerton, Kimberley - Criminal Law Theory and Trial Advocacy
    • Maher-Balduf, Amanda - Food Law and Policy
    • Malek, Md. Abdul - Law and Technology
    • Mogni, Agustín - Criminal Law
    • Moure Richard, Antonia - Sustainability and Governance
    • Reynolds, Holly - Indigenous Women's Rights
    • Silva Mir, Juan Pablo - Intellectual Property Law 

    M.L.S. Graduates

    • Zimmermann, Carrie - National Security and Technology
  • International and Comparative Law

    J.D. Graduates

    • Burwell, Shara Elise
    • Cannell, Grace Murray
    • Carlson, Griffin G.
    • Ceasar, David Ofotsu
    • Goguillon, Edouard Jean-Claude
    • Khakh, Sareen K.
    • Khan, Akif Ullah
    • Krafcik, Annika K.
    • Nerz, Jessica E.
    • Nugent, Olivia
    • Sardar, Zunaira
    • Soto, Camila
    • Sperling, Micah Baram

    LL.M. Graduates

    • Adouvi, Victoria
    • Daliani, Foteini
    • Matthes, Benjamin
    • Pitakkijronnakorn, Chanchawit
    • Rao, Deeptha Velliyur
    • Schapfeld, Katharina
    • Schmidt, Freya
    • Sharma, Shreyashi
    • Wiriyapongsukit, Kanyapak
  • Law and Philosophy

    J.D. Graduates

    • Arvind, Anush S.
    • Geiderman, Abraham Paul
    • Trick, Megan Kiku

    LL.M. Graduates

    • Zagorska-Krol, Marta
  • Law and Sexuality

    LL.M. Graduates

    • Mzungu, Elizabeth
    • Rao, Deeptha Velliyur
    • Renta, Chantal
    • Sharma, Shreyashi
  • Law and Technology

    J.D. Graduates - Technology Law

    • Bosetti, Isabella J
    • Conrad, Kevin S
    • Meccia, Kristina
    • Phillips, Amethyst E

    M.L.S. Graduates - Law & Technology

    • Chen, Tony
    • Martinez-Aleman, Isabella
    • Tseng, Nancy
  • Native Nations Law

    J.D. Graduates

    • Anderson, Ashley, Dawn
    • Burwell, Shara, Elise
    • Falley, Benjamin, Neil
    • Hsu, Rachel, Elaine
    • Krafcik, Annika
    • Krancer, Lior
    • Nugent, Olivia, Watts
    • Speed, Alexandra, Grace
    • Stipanov, Kristen
  • Public Interest Law

    J.D. Graduates - Public Interest Law & Policy

    • Behrens, Joshua Z.
    • Bergmann, Maggie
    • Bishop, Leah Marie
    • Chung, Brittany
    • Chun-Moy, Meleana
    • Davidson, Brett Aaron
    • De Monet, Adam
    • Denny, Rachael Elisabeth Siege
    • Dimapasoc, Brandon J.
    • Félix-D'Egidio, Angelica
    • Engler, Emma N.
    • Garcia Godoy, Mariana Isabel
    • Gaylin, Joseph P.
    • Gee, Taylor W.
    • Giannini, Christian S.
    • Hirata, Katharine M.
    • Horky, Carson Annabelle
    • Hyman, Nathaniel
    • Jalali-Yazdi, Shireen
    • Joseph, Tess Hana
    • Khakh, Sareen K.
    • Kingsley, Abby
    • Kuckertz, Rita E.
    • Laux, Cody L.
    • Leach, Christopher
    • Lebovic, Jake
    • Lee, Isabella M.
    • Leonards, Tabitha J.
    • Long, Rachel M.
    • Mangold, Jessica Carly
    • Marino, Thomas M.
    • Marren, Tom
    • Martinez, Brisely
    • Matthews, Sahana Lexie
    • Mims, Kamilah M.
    • Narula, Anjali Nicole
    • Nelson, Rebecca R.
    • Nugent, Olivia
    • Nyberg, Peter O.
    • Paul, Sheena
    • Quigley, Chieko T.
    • Rosenberg-Carlson, Marissa Yasmine
    • Shanmugasundaram, Swathi Shreenel
    • Silberstein, Emily Platt
    • Silver, Anna Mae
    • Stephens, Jack M.
    • Stipanov, Kristen
    • Swerdlow, Leora
    • Taylor, Courtney Basia
    • Vermeulen, Elaina Sophia Jung Hee
    • Wetterhahn, Daniel J.
    • Wilson, Nicholas A.
    • Zeavin-Moss, Isaiah
    • Zepeda, Evan Mitchell
    • Zhao, David

    LL.M. Graduates - Public Interest Law & Policy

    • Angarita Tovar, Paula
    • Ayolola, Ayodeji
    • Matthes, Benjamin
    • Mzungu, Elizabeth
    • Poursafar, Sara
    • Rao, Deeptha Velliyur
    • van Heerden, Zenobia

    M.L.S. Graduates - Public Interest Law

    • Arman, Jessica Laura
    • Cook, Jade
    • Ibrahim, Yasmine
    • Pacheco, Gricelda
    • Reyes-Velarde, Alejandra
    • Velasco, Natalie
    • Yang, Jeremiah
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