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Shelley R. Saxer, J.D. 
Professor of Law
School of Law

Phone: (310) 506-4657
E-mail: shelley.saxer@pepperdine.edu
Location: Malibu Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • Property law
  • Eminent domain
  • Land use law

Shelley Saxer writes regularly on topics where land use issues intersect with constitutional concerns. She has published articles dealing with liquor store overconcentration in urban areas and the use of religious institutions for homeless shelters. Her published work also addresses conflict between local governmental units over commercial land use decisions that impact surrounding communities, eminent domain, and zoning conflicts with First Amendment rights.

Since joining the Pepperdine faculty, she has taught courses in real property, community property, remedies, environmental law, and land use. Saxer is a member of the Order of the Coif, the American Bar Association, and the California state bar, Property and Environmental Law sections.

While in law school, Saxer served as the managing editor of the UCLA Law Review. Upon graduation, she clerked for the Honorable Wm. Matthew Byrne, Jr. of the Federal District Court for the Central District of California and then worked briefly as a corporate associate for the Century City law offices of O'Melveny & Myers.

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