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Grant Nelson, J.D.
William H. Rehnquist Professor of Law

Office: School of Law (SOL)

  • J.D., University of Minnesota, 1963
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, 1960

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Professor Nelson joined the Pepperdine faculty in 2007 as the William H. Rehnquist Professor of Law. Before coming to Pepperdine, Professor Nelson was on the faculty at UCLA School of Law since 1991 and taught Real Estate Finance, Advanced Real Estate Transactions, Property, Land Use Regulation, and Remedies. He was the recipient of the UCLA School of Law's Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2000 and the UCLA University's Distinguished Teaching Award in 2002. UCLA law graduates selected him as "Professor of the Year" in 2004, 2005 and 2007.

He was the co-reporter for the American Law Institutes Restatement of Property (Third)-Mortgages (1997), served on the Law School Editorial Advisory Board of the West Publishing Company, and as a commissioner of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.



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  • Grant Nelson, Presenter, The Problem of Strategic Mortgage Default, University of Arkansas School of Law Symposium on the Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis (Nov. 9, 2012)
  • Grant Nelson, Speaker, "The Mortgage Meltdown: Where Do We Go From Here?," Western New England College of Law, 2011
  • Grant Nelson, Moderated Federalist Society Tenure Track Faculty Scholars Presentation at AALS Meeting, 2011
  • Grant Nelson, Member of 2010-2011 AALS Scholarly Papers Competition Selection Committee, 2011
  • Grant Nelson, Moderated the Presentation of Winning Scholarly Papers at 2011 AALS Meeting, 2011
  • Grant Nelson, Speaker, "Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis: Does State Pro-Debtor Foreclosure Law Worsen the Bill for Federal Taxpayers?," University of Pennsylvania School of Law, Student Federalist Society Chapter, 2010

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