Mireille Butler, J.D.
Associate Professor of Legal Research and Writing
Office: School of Law (SOL)
- J.D., Washington University, 1996, Order of the Coif
- J.D., University of Bordeaux, 1992, Highest Honors
- Certificate of English Law, University of Warwick, 1991, with Distinction
Professor Butler holds two law degrees, one from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, and the other from the University of Bordeaux in France. During her first year of law school in France, she was first in class of 1,700 students, and while at Washington University, she was an articles editor for the Washington University Law Review. She received the Breckinridge Award during her third year of law school, awarded to the students with the first and second highest GPA for that academic year, and she graduated Order of the Coif.
After graduation, Professor Butler practiced as a corporate attorney with Perkins Coie LLP. She later managed law firm recruiting at national recognized law firms, including Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Morrison Foerster LLP, and Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP. Finally she served as the assistant dean for career development at Pepperdine University School of Law before transitioning into her current role as associate professor of law.