Career Development Office

    Career Development Staff

  • Laura Baker

    Assistant Dean for Career Development
    lbaker@law.uci.edu
    MPAA 210 | (949) 824-3321

    Laura Baker previously practiced environmental justice law for the Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment representing underserved communities in the San Joaquin Valley. Prior to that she was a Presidential Management Fellow for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the Office of Transportation and Air Quality; completed a detail assignment with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; interned with the U.S. Department of Justice in the Environment and Natural Resources Division; and started her own outdoor adventure business, Ethos Adventures LLC. She received her J.D. and Master of Studies in Environmental Laws from Vermont Law School where she was voted Class Marshall, and received her B.A. cum laude in Communications from California State University, Fullerton.

  • Jasminder Deol

    Assistant Director of Career Development,
    Public Sector

    jdeol@law.uci.edu
    MPAA 210-M | (949) 824-0170

    Jasminder Deol previously practiced juvenile dependency law for Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers, Inc., representing indigent parents as court appointed counsel in Los Angeles County. Prior to that she represented children as an attorney for the Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles.  She received her J.D from Tulane University School of Law where she served as the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Law and Sexuality, and received her B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, San Diego.

  • Betsy Gutting

    Assistant Director of Career Development, Clerkships and Alumni
    bgutting@law.uci.edu
    MPAA 210-D | (949) 824-6166

    Betsy Gutting came to UC Irvine School of Law with a background as a lawyer career counselor and leader of career satisfaction seminars for attorneys. Prior to founding her own consulting practice, she clerked for the Honorable Susan R. Agid in the Washington State Court of Appeals. She interned for Reed McClure and Buck & Gordon in Seattle, as well as Goulston and Storrs and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights in Boston. Betsy received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law and her B.A. with high honors in Political Science from UC Santa Barbara.

  • Beth Maoui

    Assistant Director of Career Development, 
    Private Sector
    bmaoui@law.uci.edu
    MPAA 210-E | (949) 824-0958

    Beth Maoui previously practiced corporate law for O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Newport Beach, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in New York, and Chadbourne & Parke LLP in New York.  As a corporate attorney, Beth represented clients in corporate securities transactions and mergers and acquisitions; and on an ongoing basis, she provided advice on corporate law and securities law issues, including corporate governance matters. Beth received her J.D. from Emory University School of Law, where she served as a Notes & Comments Editor for the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, and her B.A. in Political Science from Columbia College, Columbia University.

  • Lila Rezaei

    Assistant Director of Career Development
    lrezaei@uci.edu
    MPAA 210-C | (949) 824-0632

    Lila Rezaei previously practiced corporate law in the Los Angeles offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and McDermott Will & Emery. As a corporate attorney, Lila represented clients on a range of transactional matters including mergers and acquisitions, corporate securities transactions, health care transactions, and corporate governance matters. Lila received her J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center where she was selected to serve as a Legal Research and Writing Fellow and as a member of the ADR Advocacy division of the school’s Barristers’ Council. She received her B.A. magna cum laude in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

  • Caleb Sullivan

    Assistant Director of Career Development,
    Private Sector

    csullivan@law.uci.edu
    MPAA 208-B | (949) 824-7652

    Caleb Sullivan previously practiced in the Washington, D.C. and Miami offices of White & Case LLP, where he litigated international trade disputes before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. International Trade Commission, Mexico's Secretaría de Economía, and the World Trade Organization. He interned at the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs at the United Nations Secretariat in New York, and with the Political Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City. He received his LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law, where he specialized in public international law and human rights. He received his J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law and his A.B. from Grinnell College. He is professionally proficient in Spanish.

  • Brandy Stewart

    Employer Relations and Recruitment Manager
    bstewart@law.uci.edu
    MPAA 210-C | (949) 824-5963

    Brandy Stewart manages the On-Campus Interview Programs, maintains online databases, and engages in employer outreach.  She previously served as Executive Assistant to UCI Law’s Founding Dean, Erwin Chemerinsky.  Prior to working at the Law School, she managed the President’s office at the Disneyland Resort, worked in Marketing, Press & Publicity for the Disneyland Resort and Executive Recruiting for Gap, Inc.’s corporate offices.  She received her B.A. from Pepperdine University.

  • Elexus Harris

    Career Development Coordinator
    eharris@law.uci.edu
    MPAA 210-WS01 | (949) 824-2622

    Elexus Harris comes to UC Irvine School of Law having worked in student services as an undergraduate at California State University San Marcos. As a student she assisted with orientation, residence life, and event planning. In 2015, Elexus graduated with a B.A. in Communication with a minor in Women’s Studies and is currently working on a Master’s degree.