Susan S. and Jerry G. Gonick of San Diego have pledged $1.75 million to the University of San Diego School of Law to endow a chair in the field of elder law.
Susan Gonick, who was awarded her law degree from USD in 1986, is a member of the law school’s board of visitors. Jerry Gonick earned his Master of Laws in taxation from USD in 1984.
Susan Gonick practiced securities litigation with several firms, including Heller, Ehrman, White and McAuliffe and, earlier, Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach LLP. She recently retired.
Jerry Gonick, who holds advanced degrees in law, engineering and business, has retired from the practice of law and is a consultant, primarily to the plaintiff’s securities class action bar. He was a member of the original design and development team for the space shuttle at IBM.