Louie currently serves as Assistant Vice President for Student Success at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). In this role, he serves on the Student Affairs Leadership Team, where his work focuses largely on assessment, strategic planning and student professional development. Prior to joining UTEP, Louie served as Director of Diversity and Inclusion at one of the country’s largest law firms, Proskauer Rose LLP, in New York City. In that role, Louie led Proskauer’s firm-wide diversity initiative, focusing on the professional and career development of lawyers from diverse backgrounds, with an emphasis on recruitment, retention and promotion.
Prior to joining Proskauer, Louie was on the leadership team at Sponsors for Educational
Opportunity (SEO), a not-for-profit organization based in New York City dedicated to diversifying Wall Street. Louie led SEO’s Corporate Law internship program where he recruited, trained and mentored groups of pre-law interns working at some of New York’s elite firms. He also helped SEO develop its Corporate Law Institute, a law school preparatory program designed to help students acclimate to the law school environment and achieve academic success.
Before joining SEO, Louie was an attorney in the litigation department in the New York office of global law firm Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, where his practice focused on intellectual property and employment law matters. He also served on the firm’s diversity and recruiting committees and helped develop a mentoring program in partnership with Harlem schools.
Louie received a B.B.A. in Human Resource Management from Baylor University, a J.D. from Columbia Law School and is a Cornell Certified Diversity Professional. He is a native of El Paso, Texas.