Faculty Profiles

Susan Gillig

Susan Cordell Gillig

Director of Externship Programs Emerita
B.A. Bristol University, 1967
M.A. Government, Southern Illinois University, 1969
J.D. USC, 1979
UCLA Faculty Since 1983

Susan Gillig is Director of Extern Programs.  After many years of service, she recently retired as Assistant Dean for Clinical Programs, a position in which she oversaw development of the clinical program and administered the externship program. She has taught Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation.

During law school, Gillig was editor-in-chief of the Southern California Law Review. She then clerked for Judge Dorothy W. Nelson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and was an associate at the firm of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in the litigation and labor departments.