Nadine Shu Rong Tan

Nadine Shu Rong Tan, Associate Clinical Professor of Law

Associate Clinical Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Legal Research & Writing


  • BS, magna cum laude, University of Southern California
  • JD, University of Southern California Gould School of Law


Nadine Tan teaches Legal Research & Writing and advises students in the law school’s Academic Success Program.

She began her career as a law clerk to the Honorable S. James Otero (Ret.) of the United States District Court for the Central District of California before practicing general and employment litigation at Parker, Milliken, Clark, O’Hara & Samuelian APC. Professor Tan taught legal ethics as an adjunct professor at her alma mater, the USC Gould School of Law, and was most recently Associate Counsel at Green Dot Public Schools California, a nonprofit network of public charter schools in Los Angeles.

Professor Tan serves as the President of the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association (SCCLA), the oldest Asian Pacific American bar association in the country. She is passionate about cultivating a sense of belonging among law students and improving diversity, equity, and inclusion outcomes in the profession.