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Pepperdine Welcomes New Faculty
School of Law
Selina K. Farrell, assistant professor of legal research and writing, practiced corporate and partnership tax law at Latham & Watkins, and worked briefly as a litigation associate before joining Pepperdine as assistant dean for Career Development to counsel students and alumni on their career goals and job search strategies. She graduated summa cum laude and first in her class from Pepperdine University School of Law, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Pepperdine Law Review.
Susanne B. Freyer, assistant professor of legal research and writing, earned a B.S. from University of Southern California and worked in advertising and marketing for six years before enrolling at the Pepperdine University School of Law. As a law student she acted as teaching and research assistant, and was a member of the Moot Court Board, including a final round competition in 2002 presided over by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. After receiving a J.D. degree magna cum laude from Pepperdine, she clerked for the Honorable Dickran M. Tevrizian, U.S. District Court, and practiced civil litigation at the downtown offices of Latham & Watkins.
Naomi Goodno, assistant professor of law, has litigated numerous complex civil cases for Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart, Oliver & Hedges in Los Angeles. As a student at Boalt Law School, University of California, Berkeley, Goodno was articles editor for the California Law Review. During her third year, spent studying at Harvard Law School, she was an active member of their mediation program. She continues to work with international human rights organizations and is a member of the California Bar Association, the ABA White Collar Crime Committee, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.