About the Scholarship
The Doug Newell 1L Scholarship Fund was established in honor of Professor Newell by distinguished alum, Dan Harmon (’85). This scholarship is awarded to an incoming student who has demonstrated interest in becoming a practicing attorney, who possesses financial need, and who has a record of superior scholarly achievement.
About Doug Newell
Professor Newell served as a clerk in 1965-66 to the Honorable William Byrne, U.S. District Court. In private practice in Los Angeles and Glendale, California, from 1966 to 1971, he represented many large and small corporations, including banks and surety companies, and specialized in business and commercial law and civil litigation. He is a member of the California and Oregon State Bars.
On his most recent sabbatical, he served as a consultant to a Las Vegas law firm that specializes in entertainment and intellectual property matters. Professor Newell received his BA from Pomona College and his JD from Harvard University Law School. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Professor Newell is a six-time winner of the Leo Levenson Award for excellence in teaching.