Theresa Patzakis

Attorney and Founder of Well-Schooled
Class of ’85

Theresa is the founder of Well-Schooled, a company focused on the quality of education and educational choices available to students and their families. An attorney, she spent the better part of three decades with the City of Los Angeles, first as counsel for Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan and then as senior assistant city attorney serving in a variety of roles. She participates in community projects throughout Los Angeles and Pasadena and is on several charitable boards and committees. Theresa holds a BA in economics and political science from USC and a JD from Northwestern University School of Law.