Pepperdine Caruso Law Announces New Legal Research and Writing Faculty
Pepperdine Caruso Law is pleased to welcome two legal research and writing (LRW) professors to our faculty this fall. They will join the stellar LRW team of Stephanie R. Williams and Mark Kubisch.
Emily Keifer served for eight years as an assistant United States attorney in the Southern District of California, where she prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases throughout all stages of factual investigation and development, pretrial litigation, plea negotiation, trial, sentencing, and appeal. Earlier in her career, Professor Keifer worked as an associate at the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson in Washington, DC, after having clerked for the Honorable Nina Gershon of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the Honorable Chester J. Straub of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She received her J.D. at Stanford Law School, and a B.A. in psychology from the University of North Carolina.
Stephen White (JD '15) returns to Pepperdine from New Mexico, where he served as an assistant United States attorney, prosecuting federal criminal cases before both the Tenth Circuit and the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico. Previously, he clerked for the Honorable Bobby R. Baldock of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and for the Honorable Joel M. Carson III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. White earned his J.D. at Pepperdine Caruso Law, where he served as the business and production editor of Pepperdine Law Review, received the Parris Award for Excellence in Service, and was a Faculty Scholar. He earned a B.A. in theology and philosophy from the University of Notre Dame.