Derek Muller, J.D.
Associate Professor of Law
Pepperdine School of Law
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263
Faculty Support Services: (310) 506-4676
Professor Muller's research and writing focus on election law, particularly federalism and the role of states in the administration of elections. His work has appeared in the Arizona Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, the Arizona State Law Journal, the Florida State University Law Review, the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Fordham Law Review, and the peer-reviewed Election Law Journal.
At Pepperdine, he teaches in the areas of election law, civil procedure, complex litigation, administrative law, and evidence. Before that, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor and Shughart Scholar at the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law. He clerked for the Honorable Raymond W. Gruender on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and practiced as a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago.
Areas of Expertise
- Civil Procedure
- Election Law
- Federal Courts
- J.D., University of Notre Dame, 2007, summa cum laude
- B.A., Hillsdale College, 2004, summa cum laude