Riordan, Tom

Tom Riordan

Visiting Associate Clinical Professor of Law

Tom Riordan, Visiting Associate Clinical Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Legal Writing
  • Ethical Lawyering


  • JD, Loyola Law School Los Angeles, Order of the Coif


While in law school, Tom Riordan was a member of Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. Upon graduation, he clerked for the Hon. Manuel L. Real, U.S. District Court, Central District of California. He practiced for 15 years with O'Melveny & Myers LLP, where he handled complex commercial and consumer litigation for clients in both regulated and non-regulated industries.

Selected Scholarship

Copping an Attitude: Rule of Law Lessons from the Rodney King Incident, 27 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 675 (1994)