PhD (expected 2021), USC Marshall School of Business, Management and Organization (Strategy Concentration)
JD, USC Gould School of Law
BA, Yale University
Beverly Rich is a PhD candidate in Strategy at USC Marshall School of Business. She holds a JD from USC Gould School of Law and a BA in Political Science and Spanish from Yale University. Beverly researches legal technology and innovation: the impact of legal technology use (especially AI) on firms in terms of human capital, profits, and firm strategy; how use of legal tech, especially contract automation, adds to theories of the firm such as transaction cost economics; and how contract automation impacts the resulting contracts, the contracting parties’ relationship, and the process of contracting. Courses she teaches include Strategic Management; Legal Technology; and Strategy, Technology, and the Law. Prior to beginning her PhD, Beverly worked as a trial lawyer in LA and as a consultant on internet security and policy.