Carol Mauch Amir

Former Managing General Counsel at University of Southern California

Carol Mauch Amir

Carol Mauch Amir

Former Managing General Counsel at University of Southern California

Biography

Carol Mauch Amir

Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and Professionalism

In her role as Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and Professionalism, Carol Mauch Amir is a key strategic, business, and legal advisor to the senior leadership of the university, including the president and board of trustees, and is responsible for overseeing all legal and risk matters for the university and its subsidiaries. Ms. Amir provides strategic leadership for the university’s investigative, compliance, audit, legal, and risk management functions. The Offices of Professionalism and Ethics, Compliance, and Audit Services, as well as the Office of the General Counsel all report directly to Ms. Amir.

Ms. Amir joined the university as a University Counsel in 1999, before becoming Associate General Counsel in 2001, Managing General Counsel in 2005, and General Counsel in 2008. She was elected as Senior Vice President and General Counsel by the Board of Trustees in April 2016 and as Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and Professionalism in October 2018. Prior to 1999, Ms. Amir was an associate at the law firm of Latham & Watkins, specializing in healthcare-related corporate transactions.

Ms. Amir is a member of the USC Health System Board and the board of the Women’s Leadership Council. In 2011, Ms. Amir was honored by the Los Angeles Business Journal as the Corporate Counsel of the Year for Non Profit Businesses. She is also a member of the California State Bar, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the National Association of College and University Attorneys.

Ms. Amir earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wesleyan University and graduated cum laude from New York University School of Law.

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University of Southern California

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Senior Vice President, Administration at University of Southern California

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Vice Provost, Academic Operations & Strategy at University of Southern California

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Associate Senior Vice President, Compliance at University of Southern California

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Chief Nursing Officer at Keck Hospital of USC

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Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine

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Senior Vice President & Chief Executive Officer at University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine

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Founding Partner at The Brickstone Cos.

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President at University of Southern California

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Executive Director & Owner at Golden State Warriors LLC

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President at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Carol Mauch Amir
Former Managing General Counsel at University of Southern California
Education
Graduate, cum laude
Class of 1994

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

BA in Psychology
Class of 1990

Wesleyan University is known for the excellence of its academic and co-curricular programs. About 2,900 undergraduates—and some 200 graduate students—from around the world pursue their classroom studies, research projects, and co-curricular interests in ways that are demanding and intensely rewarding. Here, on a beautiful campus overlooking the Connecticut River, students learn to do productive and innovative work that makes a positive difference in the world—that’s what Wesleyan is about.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Women's Leadership Council is an exclusive group of successful professional women who are recognized as leaders in their fields. We welcome women from diverse ethnic backgrounds, cultures and professions. We are women who demonstrate integrity and support each other's professional and personal growth. Membership is by invitation only. The mission of Women's Leadership Council is to provide a forum for our members to promote the exchange of ideas and experiences, provide networking opportunities, offer educational and cultural programs, enhance the growth of our members as leaders and decision makers and make a positive contribution to the next generation of women leaders and our community.

Career History
Managing General Counsel
1999 - 2019

University of Southern California is a private research university that mainly offers undergraduate, graduate & other higher education. The university was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Associate
1994 - 1999

Latham & Watkins LLP is a full-service law firm. The firm offers services in the areas of finance, litigation, tax, banking, life sciences, private equity, real estate, government relations, employment law, and outsourcing. The firm practices in a spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate, and regulatory areas. Latham & Watkins was established in 1934 and is based in New York, New York.

Boards & Committees
Member, Governing Board
Current

USC Norris Cancer Hospital operates as a hospital. The company offers advanced treatment in an intimate setting primarily devoted to cancer treatment and research. Its treatment options may include surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy, and newer approaches to cancer management, such as immunotherapy and gene therapy. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

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