Kay Rackauckas

Chapman University Fowler School of Law has added Kay Rackauckas to its Board of Advisors. Ms. Rackauckas is currently a Managing Partner with Keller Rackauckas, L.L.P., and replaces Jennifer Keller who moves off the board to take on more responsibilities as a trustee of Chapman University.

“We couldn’t be more pleased to have Kay Rackauckas join our board,” said Tom Campbell, Dean of the Fowler School of Law. “Kay has a most impressive record of achievement in civilian and criminal trial work and I’m very happy to have her contribute her expertise to benefit our students.”

Rackauckas brings more than two decades of experience including nearly 100 cases to jury verdict. She is listed in the elite “
The Best Lawyers in America®”
 in both white collar and non-white collar criminal defense. Her legal career began as a criminal prosecutor prior to entering private practice as a criminal defense attorney. Rackauckas was included in
OC Metro Magazine
, Orange County’s Top Lawyers for 2013 (criminal defense); National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers in California (2011-2014); and
California Lawyer Magazine
, 2012 Lawyers of the Year, Honorable Mention (Litigation). She received her B.A. from Wake Forest University and her JD from Southwestern University School of Law.

“I am delighted to join the Board of Advisors for Chapman University’s Dale Fowler School of Law.  Chapman is leading the way in producing a new kind of lawyer through its Practice-Ready Initiative and extensive clinical training,” said Rackauckas.  “I look forward to working alongside Dean Campbell, my fellow advisors and the Fowler faculty in moving forward with even more innovation in legal education,” she added.

Having earned a Top Schools ranking in
U.S. News and World Report
, ABA accredited Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law is a forum where students receive real-world skills training in a full range of substantive areas. The school has emphasized a goal of making its students “practice-ready,” with emphasis programs in business law, real estate law, taxation, international law, mediation, and the entertainment industry (film, sports, and online gaming). In addition, students have multiple opportunities to learn by doing in clinics, externships (including in corporate general counsels’ offices), competitions, and
pro bono
work. The law school is located in Orange, California, and is known for its excellent faculty, personalized education, strong bar preparation and academic support programs.

Consistently ranked among the top universities in the West, Chapman University provides a uniquely personalized and interdisciplinary educational experience to highly qualified students. Our programs encourage innovation, creativity and collaboration, and focus on developing global citizen-leaders who are distinctively prepared to improve their community and their world. Visit www.chapman.edu.

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