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Pepperdine Law Alumni

  • Judge Andre Birotte, Jr., U.S. District Court for Central District Court of California (JD '91)
    ''I owe a debt of gratitude to the school for not only allowing me an opportunity to receive an outstanding legal education but for the mentors and friends I gained along the way.''

    Judge Andre Birotte, Jr., U.S. District Court for Central District Court of California (JD '91)

  • Rick J. Caruso, Founder/CEO of Caruso Affiliates (JD '83)
    ''The education I received from Pepperdine Law School was transformational; it retrained my mind, focused my thinking and gave me the foundation to succeed.''

    Rick J. Caruso, Founder/CEO of Caruso Affiliates (JD '83)

  • Mark Hiepler, Trial Attorney & Board of Visitor Member, Owner, Hiepler & Hiepler (JD)
    ''I owe the privilege of practicing law to Pepperdine.''

    Mark Hiepler, Trial Attorney & Board of Visitor Member, Owner, Hiepler & Hiepler (JD)

  • Zna Portlock Houston, Senior Assistant City Attorney, Los Angeles City Attorney (JD '84)
    ''A Pepperdine legal education continues to hold the promise for what we should all strive to become as lawyers...civil, caring and courageous.''

    Zna Portlock Houston, Senior Assistant City Attorney, Los Angeles City Attorney (JD '84)

  • Laure Sudreau-Rippe, Attorney & Distinguished Alumna Award Recipient (JD '97)
    ''Pepperdine offered me the opportunity to meet and learn from people who have become life-long colleagues, friends and mentors.''

    Laure Sudreau-Rippe, Attorney & Distinguished Alumna Award Recipient (JD '97)

  • Rich Cho, General Manager of Charlotte Hornets (JD '97)
    ''To say Pepperdine is a special place is an understatement. The teaching is second to none, and more importantly, the professors really care about the students.''

    Rich Cho, General Manager of Charlotte Hornets (JD '97)

  • Geoff Palmer, Owner, G.H. Palmer Associates (JD '75)
    ''Pepperdine Law gave me the tools to become a keen and analytical thinker, lifelong memories, and provided a strong, ethical, and practical foundation for my business dealings today.''

    Geoff Palmer, Owner, G.H. Palmer Associates (JD '75)

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Stay in Touch with Pepperdine Law News & Events

In addition, current alumni news is available through the law school website, our social media pages, our monthly Pepperdine Law Surf Report, and the annual Pepperdine Law magazine.

In order to deliver all your Pepperdine Law news efficiently, please make sure we have your updated contact information.

Upcoming Events

Alumni Giving

Mentoring and Volunteering at Pepperdine Law

Mentoring and Volunteering

Become a mentor or preceptor to a School of Law student and help shape tomorrow's practitioners. For more information, contact Jessie Fahy.

Ways to Help

  • Mentor at Parris Institute.
  • Volunteer for one of our Career Panels.
  • Contact us[BROKEN LINK] to learn about the many pro bono service opportunities offered to you, including Annual Step Forward Day with the Alumni Association.

Recruit Talent at Pepperdine Law

Recruiting Talent

Find the right person for the job by hiring a Pepperdine Law graduate.

Ways to Connect

  • Join the H.I.R.E. Pepperdine campaign - Help, Interact, Refer, and Employ our graduates. 
  • Participate in our OCI Program - bring your business to campus.

Make a Gift to Pepperdine Law

Gift Giving

There are many ways to meaningfully contribute to advancing the mission of Pepperdine Law and enhancing your law degree. Every contribution makes a difference! 

Ways to Make a Difference


Benefits and Services Overview

For all alumni-related inquiries and needs, please contact our office. The links below provide information for frequent requests.

You will likely use the Alumni Directory often to find classmates, network with other alums, or other alumni-related information. The Pepperdine Alumni Association is also at your service.

Contact Alumni Relations

Jessie Fahy, Director of Alumni Relations

Our dynamic team is at your service. Led by alumna Jessie Johnston Fahy (JD ' 11) and the Events Team, we work in conjunction with the alumni, students, the Dean's Suite, the Advancement Team, the Career Development Team, and the University Alumni Association to best serve Pepperdine Law alumni.

Contact Information

The Office of Alumni Relations
Jessie J. Fahy, Esq., Director
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu CA 90263
(310) 506-4762 (office)