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April 18, 2022. Campus Spring Photoshoot by Martha Stewart.

The Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speakers Series was generously founded 25 years ago by the late Ross E. Traphagen Jr. ’49. Its aim is to bring students and alumni together for informal conversations about different career paths.

The 2023-2024 Traphagen Series will take place on campus. Student participants will meet with alumni speakers in a small group setting and will have the opportunity to ask questions. Lunch will be served.

Please RSVP by following the “Click to Register” links below.

Upcoming Events

  • Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series with Jennifer Selendy J.D. ’95 and Philippe Selendy J.D. ’93 of Selendy Gay Elsberg PLLC

    April 10, 2024
    12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

    Jennifer Selendy J.D. ’95 and Philippe Selendy J.D. ’93 are founding partners of Selendy Gay Elsberg PLLC. Jennifer represents both plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes disputes and also specializes in complex defense work. She is frequently tapped for sensitive internal and governmental investigations into antitrust, financial misconduct, and employment-related matters. Philippe has over 25 years of experience in complex commercial litigation with particular expertise in securities, financial products, contracts, and antitrust disputes. Click to register.
  • Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series with Donald Passman J.D. ’70 of Gang, Tyre, Ramer, Brown & Passman, Inc.

    April 11, 2024
    12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

    Donald Passman is the author of All You Need to Know About the Music Business (now in its tenth edition), and a graduate of the University of Texas and Harvard Law School. He practices law with the Los Angeles firm of Gang, Tyre, Ramer Brown & Passman, and has specialized in the music business for over forty years. Don has lectured extensively on the music industry, including Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, USC Law School, UCLA Law School, and the Los Angeles Copyright Society. Don’s clients include Taylor Swift, Adele, Kendrick Lamar, Pink, Green Day, Elton John, Paul Simon, and Stevie Wonder. Click to register.

Past Events