Matthew Kugizaki co-teaches Introduction to the Lawyer-Client Relationship. He is currently an associate at Loeb & Loeb LLP. He has experience representing companies and individuals in a broad range of litigation matters, including fraud and mortgage-backed securities litigation, class actions, contract disputes, employment litigation, and government investigations. He was previously an associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.
Mr. Kugizaki is committed to pro bono representation and community service. He has represented multiple individuals seeking asylum and special immigrant juvenile status, as well as a class of individuals for issues related to telephone access in immigration detention. Mr. Kugizaki serves as Vice Chair of the Diversity in the Legal Profession Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.
Mr. Kugizaki earned his B.S. in Statistics from UCLA, his M.S. in Statistics from UCLA, and his J.D. from Boston University School of Law where he was an Edward F. Hennessey Scholar and the recipient of the Faculty Award for Academic Accomplishment. He was editor of Boston University Law Review.