Meet the Faculty
Larry Bumgardner, JD
Associate Professor of Business Law
Phone: (805) 379-5811
- JD, Vanderbilt University School of Law
- BA, David Lipscomb College
Larry Bumgardner is an associate professor of business law at Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management. Before joining the Graziadio faculty in 2000, he was an associate professor of political science and director of the Washington, D.C., internship program at Pepperdine's undergraduate Seaver College. He has also taught courses at Pepperdine's law school and public policy school. Previously, he served as executive director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and the Reagan Center for Public Affairs in Simi Valley, California. He also worked in administration at Pepperdine University for more than a decade, serving as an assistant vice president and associate vice chancellor. Before moving to California, he was the editor of the Tennessee Attorneys Memo and Tennessee Journal newsletters, and worked as a reporter and copy editor at the Nashville Banner newspaper. A graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law, he is a member of the California and Tennessee bar associations. Bumgardner has written extensively on securities law and antitrust, as well as opinion articles on a wide variety of legal and political topics.