Grant S. Nelson

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Grant S. Nelson (born 1939) is the William H. Rehnquist Professor of Law, at Pepperdine University.[1] A leading scholar of real estate law, Nelson was previously professor of law at the University of California, Los Angeles.[2] He was "Professor of the Year" three times at UCLA and won the Rutter Award. He has published extensively on the topic of real estate transactions.[3] He served as a co-reporter for the American Law Institute's Restatement of Property.

Personal background[edit]

He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota Law School, where he was an editor of the Minnesota Law Review.[4]

He also practiced law briefly with the Minneapolis, Minnesota firm of Faegre and Benson.


  1. ^ "Meet the Faculty | Academics | School of Law | Pepperdine University". Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  2. ^ "Biography". Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  3. ^ "Grant S. Nelson (Author of Contemporary Property)". Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  4. ^ "Renowned Legal Scholar Grant Nelson Joins Pepperdine University School of Law | Pepperdine University". 2007-08-01. Retrieved 2013-08-17.