Media Advisory: UC Irvine School of Law Presents Lecture by Former White House Counsel Fred Fielding


IRVINE, Calif. –UC Irvine School of Law will present the inaugural Mary and John Carrington Lecture, featuring former White House Counsel Fred F. Fielding, on April 16, 2012.

WHAT: Fielding will talk about the “Plights and Pleasures of Public Service.”

WHO: Currently a partner with the Litigation Department of Morgan Lewis in Washington, D.C., Fielding has spent his distinguished legal career in both the public and private sectors. Before joining the firm, he served as White House Counsel to President George W. Bush from 2007 to 2009. He also served as White House Counsel to President Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1986, and worked in the Nixon White House as Deputy Counsel from 1972 to 1974, and as Associate Counsel from 1970 to 1972.

WHEN: Monday, April 16, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: UC Irvine School of Law, EDU 1111. Directions and parking information

REGISTRATION: This event is free and open to the public, but RSVP online to ensure a seat.

MEDIA CONTACT: Rex Bossert, assistant dean for communications and public affairs,, (949) 824-3063.


UC Irvine School of Law seeks to create the ideal law school for the 21st century by doing the best job of training lawyers for the practice of law at the highest levels of the profession. Recruited from prestigious schools, the faculty ranked ninth in the country in scholarly impact in a recent study. The student body has median grades and LSAT scores comparable to those of student bodies at top 20 law schools. The school's innovative curriculum stresses hands-on learning, interdisciplinary study and public service.