Professor Michael Paranal, CPA is a lawyer admitted to practice in New York and California. He is also admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales. He worked as a capital markets attorney for Latham & Watkins in London, UK, and In 2015 was awarded the Robert Bosch Fellowship in Accounting and Securities Regulation. He joined the European Central Bank as the only non-EU citizen working in the Financial Law Division during the time of the European Debt Crisis. Professor Paranal is an alumnus of the USC MBT Program. He also earned his JD MBA at the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School of Business, as well as a Post-Graduate Diploma in Law at the University of Oxford. He is currently part of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield’s Tax Transaction Advisory Group.
NEWS + EVENTS
New Leventhal DEI Committee Brings Fun to Accounting School
The School of Accounting’s first ever DEI committee strives to bring joy to a sensitive subject.
GEMS program takes students to SpaceX, NFL, URW
The program provides gifted and highly motivated business students with the resources to harness their leadership potential and assist them in creating a uniquely purposeful and authentic career.
‘Real World Ready’ Provides LAPD Cadets with Financial Literacy Training
A new GEMS-partnered program aims to provide opportunity and financial knowledge to young LAPD cadets from at-risk neighborhoods.
The Catalyst: Ep. 1 Imposter Syndrome with Toni Hall
In the premiere episode of The Catalyst, Professor of Clinical Accounting Mike Paranal sat down with USC alum Toni Hall to discuss her new position as a player content coordinator with the NFL, her unlikely post-grad journey, and how to fight back against imposter syndrome.
Summer Program Culminates with New Strategy Competition
USC Marshall Pre-College students took four weeks of courses on topics spanning from analytics to entrepreneurship. The summer was capped by a friendly case competition, the inaugural “Marshall Strategy Challenge."
Marshall Faculty Recognized for Teaching Excellence
Faculty recognized for exceptional teaching are honored with excellence awards and endowed teaching chair positions.
Marshall Faculty Publications, Awards, and Honors: May 2023 and Year-End Round-Up
We are thrilled to congratulate our faculty on recently accepted and published research, 2022-2023 teaching and research awards, and new chair appointments.
Michael Paranal Inspires at Spring Convocation
The Leventhal professor welcomed new Trojans with an inspiring story about confronting the discomfort of doubt.