Celebrating Our Own


The UCLA Law Awards go to Bruins whose accomplishments serve as a beacon for others. Learn about past winners and join us at our next awards event.

The UCLA School of Law Awards honor individuals whose achievements have made substantial contributions to their profession and community. Through a commitment to access and excellence, our distinguished award recipients exemplify the mission of UCLA Law.

UCLA Law Awards 2020 event details to be announced.

2019 Honorees

Distinguished Alumna of the Year
Hon. Jacqueline Nguyen '91
U.S. Circuit Judge, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Distinguished Alumnus of the Year
William S. Anderson '88
Executive Chairman, Topa Equities Ltd.
Founder and CEO, First Beverage Group

Emerging Leader
Cheryl Lott '04
Shareholder, Buchalter

Honorary Alumnus
Chuck Williams
Philanthropic Founder, Williams Institute

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